Sermons by Stephen Weaver

This Too Shall Pass? James 5: 10-11

This Sunday, we continue our study in the book of James. We come to chapter 5, verses 10-11.  In this passage, James continues to encourage these believers that have struggled under the hand of the oppressive rich. Here’s the encouragement James gives; it is to look to the Old Testament and see those have been…

Christ Is Coming, James 5: 7-9

This week we continue our study in the book of James. Our text for this Sunday morning is James 5:7-9.  In this passage, James encourages the people that are struggling under the hand of the oppressive rich, the ones who are ripping them off; by reminding the scattered believers to take the long look and…

The Idol of Materialism: James 5: 1-6

This week we continue our study in the book of James. Our text for this Sunday morning is James 5:1-6.  Here now James addresses people, rich people outside of the church.  Apparently, people were getting misused, abused and ripped off in the church (among the scattered believers) by these wealthy farmers, landowners. James here, beginning…

The Problem of Arrogance: James 4: 16-17

Our text for this Sunday morning is James 4:16-17.  We are finishing up a paragraph we started 2 weeks ago where James is addressing the problem of making plans without God.  Now he talks in verses 16-17 about a further problem of making plans without the Lord: arrogance (boasting), and not doing what we know we should be doing. …

If God Wills: James 4: 13-15

Our text for this Sunday morning is James 4:13-15.  Do we tend to make plans without the Lord?  Do we often think that the “details” of our lives don’t matter to God?  This Sunday, I want to tell you a story about someone, a believer, who was so busy with his life, his family’s life;…