THE JAMES SERIES
8/14/2003 7:30 p.m. biography - as an unbeliever; during Christ's ministry
8/19/2003 7:30 p.m. biography - as leader of early church; written to Jews
8/21/2003 7:30 p.m. introduction -early church; opposition turned to advantage

September 2003

new one 9/2/2003 7:30 p.m. introduction - early church; Stephen, Saul, Simon, Philip
9/4/2003 7:30 p.m. introduction - early church: Saul's conversion; church spreads; Peter's ministry
9/9/2003 7:30 p.m. introduction - early church definitions, assets, context
9/16/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:1 last introductory matters; exegesis; slavery
9/18/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:1-2 written to dispersed Jewish christians; joy, emotion, hope
9/23/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:1-2 world's slavery vs. faith, joy in testing
9/25/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:3-4 exegesis and word studies, testing, endurance, finished work
9/30/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of Suffering, Intro, discipline vs undeserved

October 2003

10/2/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of Suffering, undeserved, guidance, handicap, refining
10/7/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of Suffering, undeserved suffering, glorification of God
10/9/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of Suffering; attitude of rejoicing; spiritual growth thru undeserved suffering
10/14/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:2-3 Doctrine of Suffering; stages of God's plan for believers: endurance, hope
10/16/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of Suffering; progression in Plan of God, other verses
10/21/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of Suffering; spiritual growth described
10/23/2003 7:30 p.m. Spiritual Growth, stair step virtues, stages of growth
10/28/2003 7:30 p.m. Victorious Ideology, verses on victory in spiritual life

November 2003

11/4/2003 7:30 p.m. Verses on Victory, overcoming difficulty, rewards
11/6/2003 7:30 p.m. Victorious Ideology, each part explained in detail
11/11/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:5 exegesis; real vs felt needs; prayer, grace, wisdom
11/13/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:6 exegesis; doubters are blown by every wind
11/18/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:7-8 faith vs doubt; exegesis; doctrine of prayer
11/20/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of prayer, purpose, principles of grace, protocol, need and relationship
11/25/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of prayer, communication, revelation, reasons prayers aren't answered

December 2003

12/2/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:9-10 doctrine of prayer - agenda specialized; exegesis, wealth
12/4/2003 7:30 p.m. divine viewpoint on poverty & wealth, verses
12/9/2003 7:30 p.m. divine viewpoint on poverty & wealth; believer's value system; verses
12/11/2003 7:30 p.m. real riches & godliness; blessing vs temptation
12/16/2003 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:10 exegesis; transitory nature of life and wealth
12/18/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of poor & poverty; Israel's policies; Hebrew Word Study
12/23/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of poor & poverty; Hebrew word study & verses
12/30/2003 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of poor & poverty; Hebrew word study & verses

January 2004

1/6/2004 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of poor & poverty; Hebrew word study & verses; NT passages
1/8/2004 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of poor & poverty; Poverty of Jesus and John the Baptist; Jesus' words
1/13/2004 7:30 p.m. Doctrine of poor & poverty; NT passages; spiritual vs physical
1/15/2004 7:30 p.m. doctrine of poor & poverty; sharing logistics; proper attitude for giving
1/20/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:1-11 review; sharing blessing of God
1/22/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:12 exegesis; test blessing from God; approval; crown of life
1/27/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:12 Crown of Life and eternal Life; Crowns
1/29/2004 7:30 p.m. Crowns: OT warnings about crowns; NT crowns explained

February 2004

2/4/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:13 Testing vs Temptation; biblical survey, people test people
2/6/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:13 Testing vs Temptation; Biblical survey, test yourself, don't test God
2/10/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:13 Testing vs Temptation; people test God, God tests us to refine us
2/12/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:13 Testing vs Temptation; Satan's motive is to destroy
2/17/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:13 Testing vs Temptation; Temptation of Christ; resisting; tempting from within
2/19/2004 7:30 p.m. Temptation - the Flesh; sinful passion & worldly philosophy
2/24/2004 7:30 p.m. Temptation - the Flesh; sin and fleshly momentum, recovery grace
2/26/2004 7:30 p.m. Temptation - the Flesh; works or grace? war of the flesh

March 2004

3/2/2004 7:30 p.m. Temptation - the Flesh; intake rule, grace overcomes Satan's distractions
3/4/2004 7:30 p.m. Temptation - The Flesh; slavery of sin; freedom by grace
3/16/2004 7:30 p.m. Temptation - The Flesh; life in Christ; walking by the spirit is the lifestyle of wisdom
3/18/2004 7:30 p.m. Temptation - The Flesh, walking, setting the mind
3/23/2004 7:30 p.m. Temptation - The Flesh, mindset of the flesh vs the spirit
3/25/2004 7:30 p.m. review; spirit dwelling in you; +R of Christ; resurrection power
3/30/2004 7:30 p.m. resurrection applies to spiritual life; spiritual momentum systems

April 2004

4/1/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:14-15 exegesis; lust burning, heart is seat of thinking, cosmic necessity
4/6/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:15 sin leading to death; cosmic momentum
4/13/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:17-18 immutable God, divine will and decision making
4/15/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:18 new birth; The Word & Truth; Logical consistency
4/20/2004 7:30 p.m. God gave us reason to know Him; truth & christian revelation; Nicodemus
4/22/2004 7:30 p.m. Nicodemus - second birth, Jesus is unique, lifted up, eternal life
4/27/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:18 imputations and rebirth; first fruits

May 2004

5/13/2004 7:30 p.m. Jn 3:19 learning the Word, requires decision to hear, without anger or interruption
5/18/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:19-20 daily decisions for the believer; spiritual momentum
5/25/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:20 doctrine of anger: divine anger, man's anger, cause, result, temptation
5/27/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:21 putting aside is resisting sin & recovery; humbly receive the word

June 2004

6/1/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:22-24 apply truth you know; proper foundation; self identification with Christ
6/3/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:23-35 references to mirrors; studying the word; parable of the sower
6/15/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:25 law described as perfect, giving freedom; abiding and applying truth
6/17/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:25-26 exegesis; blessed in your doing; outwardly religious, deceived heart
6/22/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 1:26-27 empty religion, purity, care for widows, keep yourself spotless
6/24/2004 7:30 p.m. Ch 1:1-13 review; suffering, endurance, wisdom, wealth, trial & temptation
6/29/2004 7:30 p.m. Ch 1 review only 5 minutes

July 2004

7/1/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:1 faith; nature of Jesus, partiality & outward appearance
7/6/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:2-4 exegesis; distinctions based on false criteria of appearance; judging
7/8/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:4 judgment - proper realm & criteria; verses
7/13/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:5 proper response when judged, exegesis, rich in faith, inheritance
7/15/2004 7:30 p.m. cf Jm 5:2 beatitudes: humility, grace and your responsibility
7/20/2004 7:30 p.m. cf Jam 5:2 beatitudes: hungering, mercy, pure in heart, peacemakers, conclusion
7/22/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:6-7 exegesis; dishonoring the poor; rich oppressing you; equality; slander; good name
7/27/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:7-8 rich slander your good name; loving your neighbor
7/29/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:8-10 sin & law; favoritism breaches supreme law; single sin disqualification

August 2004

8/3/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:10-11 single sin disqualification & the cross; exegesis
8/5/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:11-12 commandments & Mosaic Law; judgment imminent; Law of Freedom
8/17/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:12-13 judgment is imminent, fair, inescapable, mercy triumphs over judgment
8/19/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:14 context of Jas 1&2: for believers, word meanings; exegesis
8/24/2004 no recording
8/26/2004 7:30 p.m. Faith alone in Christ alone: works nullify grace, faith excludes doubt, faith described
8/31/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:15-16 Faith alone in Christ alone; Biblical statements of the Doctrine; exegesis

September 2004

9/2/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:16-17 exegesis; charity across dispensations, application advantage, inert faith
9/7/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:17 application & motivation; three aspects of faith: growth, object
9/9/2004 7:30 p.m. three aspects of faith - objects of your faith, results related to salvation
9/14/2004 7:30 p.m. three aspects of faith - results related to salvation, deliverance & christian way of life
9/16/2004 7:30 p.m. three aspects of faith - results related to the christian way of life & blessing
9/21/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:17-18 exegesis; applying your faith with integrity, the objection
9/23/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:18-19 The three objections revealed; what you believe works it's way out
9/28/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:20 opportunity for testimony, exegesis, truth about faith and works
9/30/2004 7:30 p.m. life" and "wisdom" in Proverbs relates to James' concept of works

October 2004

10/5/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:21-25 Survey of Abraham's life, as an unbeliever
10/7/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:21-23 Survey of Abraham's life, Lot, Melchizadek, when he believes
10/12/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:21-23 Survey of Abraham's life, Abram believes and covenant signs
10/14/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:21-23 Survey of Abraham's life, the gospel in the covenant, Sarai's scheme
10/19/2004 7:30 p.m. no synopsis
10/21/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:21-23 Survey of Abraham's life, Abraham prays, Lot rescued, Abraham sins again
10/26/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:21-23 Survey of Abraham's life, Abraham's sin, sacrificing Isaac, justification
10/28/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:21-23 Survey of Abraham's life, justified Abraham because of obedience

November 2004

11/2/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:22 Faith cooperating with works, works enshrouded in grace, completes faith
11/4/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:23 moment of Abraham's salvation, maturity is fulfillment of salvation
11/9/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:24 Justification, judgments of Christ, Rahab
11/11/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:25-26 Rahab's justification for earthly reward, works show faith has life, goodness
11/16/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:1-13 Review, Teaching on partiality, outward appearance
11/18/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 2:14-26 Review, Distinctions regarding faith and works, Intro to chapter 3
11/23/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 3 outline, v 1 exegesis, teachers, strict standards, filter out pretenders
11/30/2004 7:30 p.m. no synopsis

December 2004

12/2/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:1-3 behavioral & teaching standards, teacher as the bridle for the church
12/9/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:4 false teachers in the early church & today, exegesis
12/14/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:3-5a steering paddles, arrogant boasting, false teachers
12/16/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:5-6 exegesis, forest fire, kosmos, wheel of life, general principles of cosmic system
12/21/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:5b-6 gehenna, cosmic system - plan, assets, logical necessity, stages
12/28/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:6 Satan's cosmic plan: stages - arrogance to rejecting truth
12/30/2004 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:6 Satan's cosmic plan: cosmic rationale, stages of involvement

January 2005

1/6/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:6 Satan's cosmic plan: counterfeits, blindness, degeneracy
1/11/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:6 Satan's cosmic plan: degeneracy, frantic search, restraint removed, addiction, sin unto death
1/12/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:6 Satan's cosmic plan: interactive exercise, recognizing rationales & stages
1/13/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:6 Satan's cosmic plan: resisting temptation, dismantling cosmic complex, spiritual momentum
1/25/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:6 Satan's cosmic plan: spiritual momentum dismantles cosmic complex
1/27/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:6 Satan's cosmic plan: Fear and the cosmic system

February 2005

2/1/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:7-8 exegesis, man controls animals but not another's tongue
2/3/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:8 exegesis, taming our own tongues, defending the gospel, false teachers
2/22/2005 7:30 p.m. Historical heresies - montanism in the early church and reborn today
2/24/2005 7:30 p.m. Historical heresies - Gnosticism described, refuting verses, Arianism

March 2005

3/1/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:8-10 review, self control vs false teachers, defend the gospel, blessing and cursing
3/3/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:11-13 3 illustrations of source & produce; wisdom & expertise
3/15/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:13-14 wisdom, conduct, humility, self examination for bitter zeal or selfish ambition
3/17/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:14-15 review, source of corrupt motivation: earth bound, soulish thinking
3/22/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:15-17 earthly & demonic wisdom vs wisdom from above, their products
3/24/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:17 positive characteristics of the teacher
3/29/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3:18 fruit & righteousness; making peace
3/31/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 3 Qualifications for pastors, James' list compared to Paul's

April 2005

4/5/2005 7:30 p.m. no synopsis

May 2005

5/24/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:1-2 inward & outward strife in the local church, Progression of Lust
5/26/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:2-3 inward lust produces outward strife, principles of prayer
5/31/2005 7:30 p.m. no synopsis

June 2005

6/2/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:2-3 unanswered prayer, not praying to the real God, Grace orientation
6/7/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:2-3 unanswered prayer, human failure, other reasons, power, divine orientation
6/9/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:2-3 Principles of prayer, waiting on the Lord, Various Psalms
6/14/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:2-3 Jesus comforts & instructs disciples, preparing them for His ordeal
6/16/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:2-3 Christ is the way, signs, works like Christ, pray for help
6/21/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:2-4 validating signs, works praying in Jesus' name, love of the world
6/23/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:4 adultery is against God, Friendship with the world, cosmos
6/28/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:4 where is your treasure? relationships and friends

July 2005

7/5/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:5-6 Love for world, enemy of God, Introduction to pride
7/7/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:6 pride - first & greatest sin, declaration of independence from God
7/19/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:6 attitudes, results, judgment, gospel
7/21/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:6 pride vs humility, focus on Jesus, advantages of humility
7/26/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:7 subordinate yourselves to God, fight as a team, personal identity
7/28/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:7 our true scriptural identity reveals Satan's lies about us

August 2005

8/2/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:7 scripture confirms our identity and our possessions
8/5/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:7 spiritual assets, the believer's purpose, illustration of Job
8/9/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:7 believer's identity, be holy, rationales, mechanics
8/11/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:7 believer's identity, running the spiritual race, joy, endurance
8/16/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:7 the local church is our group identity, objectives, unity
8/18/2005 7:30 p.m. no synopsis
8/23/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:7 teamwork in the church, measured working of each part
8/25/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:7 how to resist the devil, panoply of God
8/30/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:8 drawing near, confession & brass laver, purification

September 2005

9/1/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:9 double minded, split opinion about God, misery over loss and harm
9/6/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:10-11 humility in God's sight; exaltation - summary of reward, slander
9/13/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:11-12 reciprocal slander, slandering and judging the Law, one lawgiver
9/15/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:11-12 general principles of slander, judging
9/20/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:11-14 judging and gossip, include God in your plans
9/22/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:14 swiftness of human life, hope in God
9/27/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 4:14-15 human plans and God's responses, direct will of God
9/29/2005 7:30 p.m. no synopsis

October 2005

10/4/2005 7:30 p.m. biblical view of wealth, perspective, missing first three minutes
10/6/2005 7:30 p.m. biblical view of wealth, self evaluation, two sources, dangers
10/11/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:1-3 grieve over wealth, positional poverty
10/13/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:2-3 material wealth has been judged, is decaying, testifies to ultimate destruction
10/18/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:4 owing wages, withholding brings a response from God
10/20/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:4-5 Lord Sabaoth enforces justice, pampering themselves, quality of life
10/25/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:5-6 perspectives on wealth, Solomon, exposition
10/27/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:6 qualifications of judges, OT passages

November 2005

11/1/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:7-8 longsuffering, times, vindication establish your heart
11/3/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:8-9 spiritual momentum, imminence of the rapture, stop groaning
11/8/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:9 groaning demonstrates impatience, biblical view of judging
11/10/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:9 ideas about biblical, judging, imminence of judgment
11/15/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:10-11 persecution in the world, categories of prophet, suffereing, Job
11/17/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:11-12 Job's recovery & ultimate blessing, God's care and compassion, oaths
11/22/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:12 oaths - biblical history, God's oaths, in Mosaic Law, Kingdom
11/23/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:12-13 oaths & telling truth, pray when suffering
11/30/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:13 prescription for prayer, joy - biblical examples

December 2005

12/1/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:13 spiritual circumstances for joy - verses
12/7/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:13 spiritual circumstances for joy, what accompanies joy, verses
12/8/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:14 spiritual gift of healing, healing from the sickness of sin
12/13/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:14-15 healing & annointing backgrounds, administer aid and pray
12/27/2005 7:30 p.m. Jas 5:11-16 Covering of sin; self honesty; Characteristics of operational prayer