Patient Speech James 5:12 – 18

Because James is focusing on the importance of patience, he desires to show how vital it is in every area of life. Even the way we speak is affected. The words we use and the topics we discuss are to be laced with patience and perseverance. James gives his readers instruction on their speech, both […]

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The Wrong Battle James 4:1 – 3

The Christian life is a battlefield, not a recreation room. For too many believers, the recreation room mentality is firmly embedded. When believers finally realize there is a battle to be fought, they often display confusion and instead of fighting the real enemies they turn on one another. James addresses this as he turns his […]

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Prove It! James 2:18 – 26

There is an elegance in taking known information and discovering the truth about the unknown. James does that for us as we consider his words. He takes what we know to be true about faith and works, and leads us to discover the unknown – how they relate to one another and how they fit […]

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True Care James 2:1 – 4

The problems of poverty and wealth are not unique to the first century, or the twenty-first. James addresses the true issues that face us today! The issue is not so much the amount of wealth at our disposal; it is a matter of our level of true and proper care for others. Our impartial God […]

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