Month: October 2014

Draw Near to God

Sunday, October 26th, 2014. “Draw Near to God” (James 3:13-4:10). We had some audio issues, so the first portion is very quiet. Apologies. Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The Letter of James (AB). New Haven: Yale, 1995. Scot McKnight. The Letter of James (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011.

Fruit of the Tongue

Sunday, October 19th, 2014. “Fruit of the Tongue” (James 3:1-12).   Sources: Peter H. Davids. The Epistle of James (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. Luke Timothy Johnson. The Letter of James (AB). New Haven: Yale, 1995. Scot McKnight. The Letter of James (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011. Douglas J.… Continue Reading “Fruit of the Tongue”

A Response to Albert Mohler

Dear Dr. Mohler, It’s no secret that you adamantly defend traditional, conservative evangelical views. It’s also no secret that you are a person with considerable influence within a large group of people. Those affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, The Gospel Coalition, or are… Continue Reading “A Response to Albert Mohler”

Faith at Work

Sunday, October 12, 2014. “Faith at Work” (James 2:14-26) Sources: Bruxy Cavey. “We Believe: Week 6 Soteriology 2“. The Meeting House. July 13, 2014. (I shamelessly borrowed the gift analogy from this sermon). Peter H. Davids. The Epistle of James (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. —… Continue Reading “Faith at Work”

Mercy Triumphs Over Sacred Cows

Sunday, October 5, 2014. “Mercy Triumphs Over Sacred Cows” (James 2:1-13).   Sources: Peter H. Davids. The Epistle of James (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. James D. G. Dunn. The Epistle to the Galatians (BNTC). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1993. Luke Timothy Johnson. The Letter of James (AB). New Haven:… Continue Reading “Mercy Triumphs Over Sacred Cows”