James 1 Reading Guide

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Passage: James 1

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Chapter Summary

  • v2-8: Joy and faith in suffering makes you stronger, but doubt makes you unstable

  • v9-11: Humble people ought to be proud, and worldly riches will fade away

  • v12-18: Trials help build perseverance. Don't blame temptations on God, rather every good and perfect gift comes from Him.

  • v19-21: Be quick to listen and slow to jump to conclusions. Anger never produces the results God wants in your life, so hold fast to the Word.

  • v21-27: Don't just read the Bible, dig deep into each passage and apply it to your life.

Old Testament Reference - Add even more value to your daily Bible reading by reading a related passage from the Old Testament

  • Isaiah 1:16-20


Use the comment box below to discuss one or more of these questions. For every comment or reply you post, you will receive an entry for this month's prize.

  • Pick a verse from James 1 and compare it to what the world teaches

  • What's one of the promises James 1 makes to you?

  • Write your own AAA prayer using verses from James 1

  • For many, 2020 was a year of trials. In what ways did God help you persevere these trials?

Follow the AAA Prayer Pattern:

  • ACKNOWLEDGE WHO GOD IS: The One who gives generously without finding fault (v5)