James in chapter 5 warns of 3 dangers of wealth: the illusion of LIFELONG SECURITY; the illusion of INFLUENTIAL POWER; and the illusion of EXCLUSIVE OWNERSHIP.
SERMONS BY PREACHER:
This week, James teaches that we should not judge others, because judgement belongs to God. This message will challenge you to put your faith into action by withholding judgement on others... unless God has put you in that position.
James says that Christians are challenged by a three-fold paradigm: the World, the Flesh and the Devil. Jesus offers the Pathway through the paradigm. This message will challenge you to humble yourself before God in gratefulness for the sacrifice of Christ on our...
James 3:13-18 says there is wisdom from heaven, and wisdom from earth—wisdom that is pure and peace-loving, and wisdom that is evil and disordered. This message will challenge you to let go of the need to 'win' every exchange you have with others.
James says the tongue has the power of life and death—but do we consider the effect of our words on other people? This message will challenge you to use your words to build up instead of tear down.
There is faith that saves, and faith that doesn't. There are deeds without faith and faith without deeds... but can such faith save you? This message from James 2:14-26 will deeply challenge and convict you to have genuine faith with deeds that is able to save you...
This week we are beginning an exciting 12-week series in the Book of James entitled "Faith in Action." As an introductory overview to the Book of James, this message will challenge you to connect faith and action; belief and behaviour.
Do you relish or resent God's requirements? In the last message of the sermon series Required, Philippians 4:4-8 provides the secret to learning to relish the requirements. This message will challenge you to find more joy in God.
What does the Lord our God require of us? In this May Mission Month message, Jonathan Shanks explores the third part of Micah 6:8—walk humbly. Jesus, the Word of God, set us the ultimate example of humility by coming to the world and suffering for us. This message...
What does the Lord our God require of us? In this May Mission Month message, Jonathan Shanks explores the second part of Micah 6:8—love mercy. Mercy is an unmerited deviation away from retributive justice towards an emphasis on restorative justice. This message will...
What does the Lord our God require of us? In this May Mission Month message, Jonathan Shanks explores the first part of Micah 6:8—act justly. At NorthernLife, we want to be a church that carries God's heart for the nations by advocating for justice for the poor,...
1 Peter 1 talks about the living hope we have been given in Jesus. Our hope, just like any living thing, can be grown, strengthened and matured. This message will challenge you to remain fixed on the gospel to grow your hope.
Day 0 of 2450—reading the Book of Genesis in 24 days. An introduction to the challenge.
Join us for our Resurrection Sunday message from our Easter 2021 sermon series: One For All, All For One.
Join us for our Good Friday message from our Easter 2021 sermon series: One For All, All For One.