God is infinitely holy and above us in every way, so how is it that God calls Abraham his friend?
Is there a promise for physical healing in James 5:15, or is this another exhortation for struggling believers to stay true to the Lord?
James exhorts believers to be pure and simple in their speech.
The imminency of Christ’s return should motivate us to remain steadfast in our faith.
James warns rich believers not to abuse their wealth but to use their wealth for future spiritual gains.
Our plans are always subject to forces beyond our control. James warns us to submit to God’s sovereignty when making plans and not to be presumptuous about our future.
One of the characteristics of a worldly minded Christian is a judgmental spirit. This sermon draws a distinction between speaking the truth about sin, and lifting ourselves up as the judge over other people’s behavior
James 4:7-10 is a series of ten rapid-fire instructions that provide God’s Ten Commandments for restoring peace in your relationships.
When we follow worldly wisdom, the evidence will be demonstrate in the quarrels and fights that occur in our churches and in our other relationships. The problem is solved when we humble ourselves before God and before others.
James describes how to identify counterfeit earthly wisdom and enjoy the inner peace that comes from heavenly wisdom.