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James 4:1-10 Lesson 9

** NOTE - please accept my apology for the delay in posted this video AND for the poor quality of the camera-person (that's me!) at the beginning of the teaching.  The shaky video only lasts about 1 minute and then the camera steadies.  Boy, am I all the more grateful for Kathy and her amazing skills putting together the blog each week!!   Enjoy the teaching.   Love, Jenny Dunlap

Announcements 10-31-12


10/31/12 Announcements 


     Annual Retreat  January 11-13, 2013 “Ordinary You, Extraordinary God”!  Sign up today and start paying your way every week.

     Retreat Baskets are due by Nov 14th to Toni Slowgrove.  Make sure to wrap in clear wrap and include a list of each item and it’s value.  Toni will make a nice tag for it. Baskets will be on display Dec 5th at Bible study.

    Garage Sale Nov 16th/17th  Held at CCC.  DROP OFF starting Nov 7th.  Items will be stored in the family life center.

     Fellowship with a Focus – Tues Nov 13th 7-8:30.  Doors open at 6:30 for fellowship time. Invite a friend!
    Enjoyed Bible Study?  Invite a friend for next week.  It’s never to late to register!


Weekly Recurring Reminders…
      Visit our blog weekly (www.womanintheword.blogspot.com) to see Joanne’s weekly post or if you have missed a lesson. 
     Have a heavy heart? Need Prayers? Please see a Prayer Team member after your small group time.
     Got Books? Christian Books are being collected by, Kathy Hollick, weekly for our book table.  Bless someone else with your favorite reads.

James 2:14-26 Lesson 6

James 2:14-26 Lesson 6 from Women in the Word on Vimeo.

James P&W Lesson 6 from Women in the Word on Vimeo.

Lesson 6 attachments for printing

Here are two printable handouts from lesson 6:

A comparison of James & Paul use of Justification


Reflection and Personal Heart Examination


James 2: 1-13 Lesson 5

You can now play these videos on your iPhone, iPad and computer.


WIW James 2:1-13 Lesson 5 from Women in the Word on Vimeo.



WIW Praise & Worship Lesson 5 from Women in the Word on Vimeo.

Downloads for iPad and iPhone James Lesson 3

Please use this version on your iPad (This is actually lesson 3 not lesson 2)

James Lesson 3 - Medium from Women in the Word on Vimeo.










Please use this smaller version on your iPhone:

James Lesson 2 - Mobile from Women in the Word on Vimeo.

Women's Social



Please don't miss Sara Piquette on October 16th presenting:

Men's Bible Study at Clearwater Community Church

Something for the man in your life:










Watch WIW Lesson 3 - James 1:9-18

James 1:9-18 Lesson 3 taught by Joanne Title

James Lesson 2 from Women in the Word on Vimeo.

James Lesson 3 Praise & Worship with guest speaker LeAnn Johnson

WIW James Lesson 2 Praise & Worship from Women in the Word on Vimeo.

Watch WIW - James 1:1-8 Lesson 2

Praise and Worship for James: Lesson 2 (James 1:1-8)

 Teaching Session for James 1:1-8 with Joanne:

Introduction to James - Lesson 1

We are MORE than excited to share the new video feature of our blog. To watch the first, introductory session of our Fall study on the book of James, please see the below video.

WIW Intro to James from Women in the Word on Vimeo.

Please use this video for you iPhone

WIW Intro to James - Mobile from Women in the Word on Vimeo.

Thanks, and ENJOY!






 For Praise & Worship with Nina and Tylar, click on this video below:

James starting September 12, 2012

Women in the Word - Fall 2012
A Non-denominational Community Women’s Bible Study

We will be studying the book of
“James ” 

Wednesday Mornings 9:30-11:30am      Thursday Evenings 6:45-8:45pm
Class dates:  Sept 12th – Dec 5th Class dates:  Sept 13th – Dec 6th  

Held at:  Clearwater Community Church
2897 Belcher Road; Dunedin

The Epistle of James was written to help us understand and attain spiritual maturity.  Having Christ as your personal Savior is only the beginning.  After that, you have to grow up!  God wants us to grow up, not just grow old.  As we study the epistle of JAMES, let’s beginning moving towards spiritual maturity together.

**Wednesday Morning has childcare for infant/preschool, as well as a home-school room**

For more information or to contact us visit our blog: 
www.womanintheword.blogspot.com

Summer Studies Starting Soon!

As summer approaches, our summertime studies will begin soon!

Two great ways to stay in the Word together will be offered during the months of June and July.  On Tuesday mornings, Sarah Piquette and Charity Ganos will facilitate a study titled "Living by the Book" by Howard Hendricks.  On Thursday evenings, Erin Dupree and Debbi Mirra will facilitate Nancy Leigh DeMoss's "Choosing Gratitude: Your Journey to Joy".

For more information on these studies, times and dates, please click on the calendar tab at the top of our site.  And feel free to leave a comment or email us at womanintheword@gmail.com with your questions!

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapter 24

Listen to the recording of Joanne's teaching on Joshua Chapter 24 below:


Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapter 23

Listen as Joanne teaches on Joshua Chapter 23 below:

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapter 22

Listen to Joanne's teaching of Joshua Chapter 22 below:

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapters 18-21

Listen as Joanne teaches on Joshua Chapters 18-21 (Apologies for the delay in posting this week's audio!). Enjoy!!

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapters 13-17

Listen below as Joanne teaches on Joshua Chapters 13-17:

Happy Easter!

During this week's special Easter Bible studies, we sang Jeremy Camp's "Overcome" in worship. In addition, Joanne led us step-by-step through the Lord's Prayer (from Max Lucado's book "The Great House of God". Click here for that prayer and a special word from Joanne (It's also under our "FORMS" tab at the top).

We wanted to share the video of "Overcome" on the blog today and wish you all a blessed Resurrection Sunday.

Jesus has OVERCOME!

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapters 10, 11, 12

Listen as Joanne teaching on Joshua chapters 10-12.

(For those following along, please note that next week (March 27), Women in the Word will be taking a week off for Spring Break. Join us the following week as we pick up with the next lesson!)

The Wheel Illustration

At our most recent Prayer Fellowship, Sarah Piquette presented a great discipleship training tool, called "The Wheel".

To listen to that recorded presentation, please visit either the "Special Events" tab or the "Forms" tab across the top of our home page. You will find the player to listen to the presentation, along with a link to the website where you can view the Wheel Illustration and read more about it.

Thanks so much to Sara for sharing this wonderful discipleship training tool!

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapter 9

Below, please find the recording of Joanne's teaching on Joshua Chapter 9:

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapter 8

Listen to the recorded teaching on Joshua Chapter 8. Thanks to Nina for beginning the session by reading the verses for Joanne!

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua 7

Below, please find the recording of Joanne teaching on Joshua Chapter 7

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapter 6

Listen to Joanne teaching on Joshua Chapter 6 below:

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapter 5

Listen as Joanne teaches on Joshua Chapter 5

*so sorry for the delay in posting this lesson's audio.. technical difficulties!*

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua Chapters 3 & 4 (Lesson 3)

Listen as Joanne teaches Lesson 3 in the Joshua study (Joshua chapters 3 & 4):

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua 2

Listen as Joanne teaches Lesson 3 on the 2nd Chapter of Joshua:

Listen to the Lesson - Joshua 1:1-18

Listen in on Joanne's teaching of Joshua 1:1-18 (Lesson 2)

New Beginning in the book of Joshua

What an amazing morning at Women in the Word!! I have been in awe of our God all afternoon as I have reflected on all the new faces, returning faces and familiar faces that I saw this morning. Sixteen new women joined our study and I am singing praises to Him!! I know that I know God has great truths to teach us through the study of Joshua and none of us are here by accident.

As you begin reading the introduction and working through lesson one, please reflect on the following questions:

1. Does the brand of faith I live by produce the kind of results in my life that I read about in Joshua?

2. Am I stuck in spiritual survival mode? Am I settling for spiritual mediocrity?

3. Are you thinking that, "This faith thing is just not "working" for me?"

Each of us is called to be a Joshua, each in our own way, in our own circumstances, with our God-given personality. We may not see the same miracles as Joshua, but we serve the same God!! (Excerpt from the book "Sun Stand Still" by Steven Furtick)
So, my prayer for you is that you believe, ask and act. That your faith becomes an audacious faith!!

Believing Him for Giant Outcomes, Joanne

Click on the player below for the audio of Joanne's teaching of the Intro to Joshua

Retreat 2012 - Put Out into the Deep

What an incredible weekend spent with our AWESOME God!! He was definitely present among us as He healed, comforted, restored, filled, encouraged, taught, spoke and strengthened each woman there. Although I can not meet individually with each of you, I can see your sweet faces in my mind and I praise God for each of you. I am praying that each of you has a desire to meet with Him daily that grows stronger and stronger each day. May you have the resolve and determination to accomplish this 30 day challenge.

I can't wait to hear from you. I want you to use this blog (click HERE) to share encouragements, requests, victories and struggles as you walk this 30 day devoted time challenge. Remember you are not alone and when you awake early in the morning, maybe before it is light, there are sisters from retreat awake with you, meeting with their Heavenly Father. And I know that He delights in you, He is singing over you!!

As you spend time with Him remember to let His Spirit lead you. Each day may be different as you worship, praise and adore Him, thank Him, confess sin, intercede for others and yourself. Remember to pray about your prayer life!! And always be listening for Him, not only in your devoted time, but throughout your day! Purpose to be still before Him.

I was reminded this morning again of the importance to go to my prayer closet to meet with Him as I read, Acts 10:9 "Peter went up on the roof to pray." And as I read further, Peter did hear from God that day, but had no understanding of the meaning of what he heard, but he trusted God and did as he was led. Which led me to pray that I am wholly surrendered and obedient to His leading even when I don't fully understand.

As you spend time in intercessory prayer, remember the sister's "shark" that you prayed for during the walk. Lift her up in confidence before the throne of grace for He lives to intercede for us!! Remember too that you are being prayed for by the sister that placed the cross over your shark! The one song that Beloved sang Friday night said, "His Grace is enough to cover ALL OUR STUFF!" Makes me think of those crosses completely covering the sharks!! He is more than enough!!

Be encouraged Sisters!! Let God deeply in daily!! Believing that our God can do immeasurably, exceedingly, abundantly more than we could ever think, ask or imagine for He is an AWESOME GOD!!

Can't wait to hear from you! In His Love, Joanne




(Note: Check back often as we add more pictures, videos, and information about how you can be a part of the "30-Day Challenge")