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Real Joy - Real Faith - Real Life: Steadfast Under Trial

In James 1:12-18, James will continue his theme of persevering in struggles. He then transitions to temptation and sin and deception. We discuss the hard truth of the evil within and rejoice in the Father of lights who gives every good and perfect gift and who so loved us that He gave the most precious gift of all, His Son.


Real Joy - Real Faith - Real Life: The Surpassing Worth

In Philippians 3:1-11 Paul warns his readers of the dangers of the "gospel and _____" being taught the Judaizers, the "dogs," even going so far as to claim what they are proclaiming as evil. In order to show the foolishness of placing confidence in one's accomplishments and status, he demonstrates from his own life and testimony the priceless treasure Christ is to him. There is much to encourage in this lesson and much to challenge and convict!