James, a Servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ

James a Servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ… (James 1:1)

A servant. This sermon explores how that easily overlooked introduction to The Letter of James is the lens through which we ought to read the next five chapters. A servant. This is to be the mindset of a Christian, day by day.

  • In the testing of my faith (1:2-4)
  • In the pursuit of wisdom (1:5-8)
  • In the handling of my resources (1:9-11)
  • In the midst of temptation (1:13-15)
  • In matters of self-control (1:19-20)
  • In the application of God’s instructions (1:22-25)
  • In the practice of pure and undefiled religion (1:27)
  • In the fight against partiality (2:1)
  • In the fulfillment of the royal law (2:8)
  • In the showing of mercy (2:13)
  • In the exercising of my faith (2:14-18)
  • In the taming of my tongue (3:10)
  • In good conduct shaped by the meekness of wisdom (3:13-17)
  • In the war against self-centered passions (4:1)
  • In my interactions with my brethren (4:11-12)
  • In my boasts about tomorrow (4:13-17)
  • In my patient endurance (5:7-8)
  • In my concern for the souls of others (5:19-20)

This sermon was delivered on August 14, 2016.

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