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--- Please pray that the Gospel presentation document "How To Get To Heaven" in various languages on this website would be readily accessed, effectively understood, and instrumentally used by the Lord to bring countless numbers of people around the world to salvation through faith in Jesus Christ.

An important coming reality:

Upon the start of the Great Tribulation, believers can lose their salvation.  For details, see the document "End Times Speculations", which is located at the top of the 'Doctrines' web-page.

? Did you know that:
- - God has assigned all true believers to be functioning as "priests", doing ministry work in a church or ministry.
(For more information, see the document "1 Peter 2:5 - Assigned To Be Ministering In A Priestly Fraternity" in the ' 1 Peter' Sermon or Lesson Outlines web-page.)

 Outlines - for Sermons or Lessons 
 - James 

Outlines that are designed to be used as expository preaching sermons or as Bible study teaching lessons - for free download for the entire Book of James in the New Testament, biblical, editable (in .doc), printable, can be easily customized or projected, available in 4 file formats (.htm, .rtf, .doc, .pdf), NIV-based

To download a document, place your cursor over the format type (.htm, .rtf, .doc, or .pdf) for the document you want, then right mouse click to cause a pop-up menu to appear, then in that menu select "Save Target As..." to copy the document file onto your computer in a directory you designate.

Book Of James (complete):

James 1:1
The Testimony Of James About His Half-brother Jesus
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James 1:2-4
Godís Perspective For Our Facing Trials Of Many Kinds
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James 1:5-8
Acquiring Wisdom From God
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James 1:9-11
Spiritual Dynamics Of Being Wealthy
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James 1:12
Persevering Under Trial
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James 1:13
Godís Role In Our Exposure To Temptations
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James 1:14-15
Placing The Blame Where The Blame Belongs
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James 1:16-17
Establishing An Accurate Regard For What God Gives
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James 1:18
Godís Best ďGood And Perfect GiftsĒ
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James 1:19-20
Your Anger Is Counterproductive To Godís Purposes
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James 1:21
Clean Out The Sinfulness, Embrace Godís Righteousness
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James 1:22-24
Treating Godís Word As If It Were Useless
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James 1:25
Studying, Internalizing, And Applying Godís Word Brings Blessings
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James 1:26-27 - Expository Essay
(a study resource document):
The Nature Of True Religion
by Tina A. Coddington
An examination of the aspects of the nature of true religion, based on James 1:26-27
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James 1:26
Sinful Speech Equals Religion Worthless To God
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James 1:27
God Accepts Your Practice Of Religion When It Is Pure
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James 2:1-3
Favoritism - Contrary To Proper Religious Practice
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James 2:4
The Sins Of Favoritism-Discriminating-Judging
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James 2:5-7
Our Favoritism Is All Backwards
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James 2:8-11
God Has A Big Problem With Our Showing Of Favoritism
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James 2:12-13
A Warning To Be Merciful
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James 2:14-17
Is Your Faith Dead Or Alive?
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James 2:18-19
True Faith Is Evidenced By Good Deeds
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James 2:20-24
Faith And Deeds - Working Together
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James 2:25-26
Sufficiently Informed, Exhorted, And Warned
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James 3:1-2
Teachers - Required Excellence In Modeling The Word
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James 3:3-5a
Your Tongue Steers The Direction Of Your Life
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James 3:5b-8
Our Tongue - Great Inclination For Comprehensive Evil
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James 3:9-12
Unacceptable Duality Of The Tongue
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James 3:13-16
Godly Wisdom Has Humility And
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James 3:17-18
Other Characteristics Of Genuine Godly Wisdom
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James 4:1-3
Motivations and Compulsions Of Sinful Sensual Desires
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James 4:4
Our Worldliness Is Hostility Towards God
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James 4:5-6
Your Worldliness Provokes God
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James 4:7
Do A Reversal
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James 4:8
Cleanse Your Actions And Thinking
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James 4:9-10
Grieve Your Significant Sinfulness
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James 4:11-12
Corrupt Use Of The Law
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James 4:13-16
Proper Regard Of Your Own Abilities
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James 4:17
Sin Of Omission
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James 5:1-3b
Comprehensive Accountability With Adverse Consequences Awaits The Wealthy
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James 5:3c
Wealth Is To Be Shared, Not Hoarded
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James 5:4-6
Adverse Accountability For The Sinful Use Of Wealth
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James 5:7-9
Keep In Mind The Coming Judgment
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James 5:10-12
Patient Endurance, Careful Words
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James 5:13-16
Use God's Way To Successfully Pass Through Suffering
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James 5:17-20
The Lord's Response To The Actions Of The Righteous Believer
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These are all of the sermons for the entire Book of James herein above.

For a List Of Abbreviations used within these outlines, click here 
(to access the list on the "Abbreviations & Copyrights" page).


Recursos de ministerio en espaŮol.
(Ministry resources in Spanish.)
Recursos do ministťrio em portuguÍs.
(Ministry resources in Portuguese.)

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                    What's New
(free downloads):

_______ December, 2022 _______

- - The new "Elder Training Series" is being added, and is located near the top of the "Home Page - Ministry" web-page.

_____ May - October, 2022 _____

- - The document, "How To Get To Heaven", has been added in many other languages, as listed in the above box.  These translated documents enable you to share the gospel with people who speak one of these languages.

________ April, 2022 ________

- - New documents, that pertain to end-times events, have been added near the top of the 'Doctrines' web-page.

- - Replicate This Website Into Your Language:

I am hereby offering to grant permission to anyone who is interested, that you can translate my documents in this website into a foreign language, and then post them on the Internet.

I ask that you provide your translated documents for free download, and not sell them.  However, you can provide a way for your website clients to extend a freewill monetary donation to you.

I ask that you take the time to translate each document as accurately as reasonably possible, and not pervert or adulterate the doctrines, concepts, and meanings of what I have written.

You can translate from the New International Version (NIV) the Scripture verses I use, thereby rendering no need to secure copyrights from the owners of any Scripture translations.

I may be able to raise some financial support for you, to cover some of your expenses in setting up, running, and adding documents to this kind of website.

You can structure the website just like mine, if you want.

I have already achieved translation of most of my documents into Spanish, which you can view to see how I therein replicated my (English) website into an additional parallel Spanish branch of my website. 

And I gladly offer to help you set up your website, if I can.  Or, you can work with me to add your translated documents as a parallel branch of my website, if feasible.

- - Church-planting:
A primary reason why church-plants do not succeed is because God's people and/or God's servants fail or downright refuse to make the sacrifices that are necessary for the church-plant to sufficiently develop, progress, and come to viability and self-sustaining.  Apparently, they fail to realize and/or accept the importance that church-planting plays in God's program to build His kingdom.

To substantiate these assertions from the Scriptures, and in brief:
- - - -
since the time of Jesus Christ on this earth, the church is the main element in God's program (Matthew 16:18);
- - - - through the church, the gospel is preached to the world (Ephesians 3:4-10);
- - - - during the early time of the Apostle Paul's ministry to share the gospel with the Gentiles and plant churches among them, the Philippian church was the only church who had enough concern for him and his ministry work to therein send support to him, and repeatedly
(Philippians 4:10 with verses 4:15-16 and verse 1:5).