Avoiding unnecessary trials – James 1:19-27

In James 1:19-27, the writer builds upon his discussion on enduring trials by focusing on what we can do to avoid unnecessary trials in our lives. Most of the trials we face in life come about simply because we live in a sin cursed world. Many trials are simply unavoidable. However, there are those trials…

The Trial of Faith – James 1:1-18

The book of James is written by the half-brother of Jesus to the Jewish believers that were scattered throughout the world. Basically, the book is written to all believers in all places. The content of the book is very practical. We find in it some very basic instructions for the Christian life. These are instructions…