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James: Wealth, Poverty and Planning When We’re Not in Control - James 4:13-5:20

June 17th, 2012 ·

Chris Overhall speaks on 'Wealth, Poverty and Planning When We're Not in Control' (James 4:13-5:20) at Night Church on the 17th of June 2012.

Sermon outline:

  • Plans and the future…
  • Arrogance and self-sufficiency ignores God's providence (4:13-5:6)
    • Planning (4:13-17)
    • Riches (5:1-6)
  • A call to faithfully endure to the end (5:7-12)
  • The last word… a call to prayer and care (5:13-20)
  • Themes of James - putting the pieces back together
  • Plans and your future?
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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Services · Night Church · Chris Overhall · James · The Epistle of James

James - Wisdom in a World of Folly - Being Single-Minded - James 3:13-4:12

June 10th, 2012 ·

Chris Overhall speaks on 'Wisdom in a World of Folly - Being Single-Minded' (James 3:13-4:12) at Night Church on the 10th of June 2012.

Sermon outline:

  • Replacement theory?
  • Who is wise? (3:13-18)
  • What causes quarrels? (4:1-6)
    • Quarrels come from warring desires
    • Friendship with the world equals enmity with God and His people
  • The answer... submit to God (4:7-12)
    • Resist the Devil
    • Draw near to God
    • Wash your hands and heart
    • Godly sorrow
  • Conclusion
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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Services · Night Church · Chris Overhall · James · The Epistle of James

James: The Boasts of the Tongue - James 3:1-12

June 3rd, 2012 ·

Chris Overhall speaks on 'The Boasts of the Tongue' (James 3:1-12) at Night Church on the 3rd of June 2012.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction: Tongues of fire
  • Context:
    • In the Epistle of James
    • In the New Testament
    • In the Bible
  • Teachers, watch your tongues! (v1)
  • Words... the barometer of the Christian life (v2-8)
  • Be consistent with the use of your tongue (v9-12)
  • Conclusion
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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Services · Night Church · Chris Overhall · James · The Epistle of James

James: The Nature of Saving Faith - James 2

May 20th, 2012 ·

Chris Overhall speaks on 'The Nature of Saving Faith' (James 2) at Night Church on the 20th of May 2012.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction: Authentic vs Fake
    1. Does saving faith play favourites? (v1-13)
      • Matthew 22:36-40
      • Implications
    2. Is saving faith on its own? (v14-26)
      • Abraham our father
      • Rahab the prostitute
      • Implications
  • Conclusion
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James: Hearing and Doing the Word - James 1:19-27

May 13th, 2012 ·

Chris Overhall speaks on 'Hearing and Doing the Word' (James 1:19-27) at Night Church on the 13th of May 2012.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction: The gift of life!
  • Rid and receive! (v21)
  • Listen up! (v19-20)
  • Practice what you preach! (v22-25)
  • Real religion (v26-27)
  • Conclusion
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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Services · Night Church · Chris Overhall · James · The Epistle of James

James: Trials, Temptation and Living with Adversity - James 1:1-18

May 6th, 2012 ·

Chris Overhall speaks on 'Trials, Temptation and Living with Adversity' (James 1:1-18) at Night Church on the 6th of May 2012.

Sermon outline:

  • Introduction
    1. Address
    2. Trials and joy
    3. If... an exception
    4. Why... take the long view
    5. The wise (right) view to trials and temptations
    6. The negative... don't be deceived!
  • Conclusion
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Tags: New Testament · Sermons · Services · Night Church · Chris Overhall · James · The Epistle of James