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James 2:14

James 2:14

James 2:14 – What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? In this study, we will examine the definition of faith as taught by James and think about justification. Continue reading

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James 5:13

James 5:13

Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. In this study let us meditate on this simple instruction, which forms a simple cheat-sheet in life. Continue reading

James 2:10

James 2:10

James 2:10 – For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it. In this study, we will examine this rather strong declaration by James that by stumbling at just one point renders one’s good work at keeping the whole law meaningless, and decipher his gentle reminder behind these seemingly harsh words. Continue reading

James 4:9

James 4:9

James 4:9 – Grieve, mourn and wail. Change your laughter to mourning and your joy to gloom. In this study we will examine why we should change our laughter to mourning and what it really means. Continue reading

James 3:18

James 3:18

James 3:18 – Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness. In this study, we will examine what exactly did James mean by the term ‘peacemakers’ and how these people can reap in a harvest of righteousness. Continue reading

James 4:17

James 4:17

James 4:17 – anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn’t do it, sins. In this study, we will be examining what it means to be ignorant about sin, at the same time looking deeper into the sins of omission. Continue reading

James 1:25

James 1:25

James 1:25 – But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it–not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it–they will be blessed in what they do. In this study we will examine this verse in its entirety and list out the three steps for us to check ourselves against the word. Continue reading

James 1:2

James 1:2

James 1:2 – Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds. In this study, we will examine what exactly James is speaking of in this verse – be it trials or joy. Continue reading

James 4:7

James 4:7

James 4:7 – Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. In this study we will examine the direct relationship between submitting to God and resisting the devil, and the qualities that we need to have in order to do so. Continue reading

James 5:16

James 5:16

James 5:16 – Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. In this study, we will examine what is prayer and what is the prayer of a righteous man. Continue reading

James 1:22

James 1:22

James 1:22 – Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. In this study we will examine James’ concept a true Christian, and how we cannot be satisfied with merely listening, but we must also apply what we know in good works. Continue reading