James 4 sermon from “Night in the Light”.

Below is the text of the sermon I gave at the “Night in the Light” on October 21, 2016. a-night-in-the-light-4-poster

James 4:1-12

            In the fourth chapter of the book of James we come to a section that addresses two questions that have always plagued the church: 1) Why do Christians, who should be known for their love, often fall prey to infighting? 2) Why do our prayers often go answered, even though Jesus said, “Ask anything in my name and I will give it to you?” These two questions eventually present themselves to every Christian and to every church context. James not only addresses these questions, he gives a prescription to remedy the underlying ailment. Continue reading

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