May 21, 2012
James 3:1-12. James says that the tongue is a fire; untamable; a restless evil; and that it is filled with deadly poison. Here, in chapter 3, we learn that we must control the use of our tongue if we want to reflect Jesus in our lives.
May 15, 2012
James 2:14-26. True faith is more than a mere claim and it is more than intellectual assent. Here, we learn that the test of true faith is good works. James makes the connection between what you say, what you do, and what that means.
May 11, 2012
James 2:1-13. James teaches us that when we show favoritism toward other people, we take our eyes off Jesus, the gospel, and the Law. But ultimately, to show favoritism is a failure to trust in God to provide for you.