First Sunday in Lent
It is written: “Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.”
Sermon Text: James 5:7-11
Theme: The Practice of Patience
Be patient, then brothers, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. You too be patient and stand firm because the Lord’s coming is near. Don’t grumble against each other brothers, or you will be judged. The Judge is standing at the door.
Brothers, as an example of patience in the face of suffering take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. As you know, we consider blessed those who have persevered…