We have just completed a 45 day study in the book of James. I don't know about you, but I learned many very valuable lessons from these studies, so I thought I'd take one post to tell you what I learned. Maybe you can take a minute to comment how this study has affected you!… Continue reading A Synopsis of James
James 5:19-20 KJV 19 Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him; 20 Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins. In conclusion of his letter, James gives us a challege… Continue reading Convert Those Who Err
James 5:17-18 James now gives us an example of the type of righteous person and effective prayer we should mimic in our lives. He uses Elijah of all the people in the Bible he could have used. I pondered why he would have used Elijah and so I went through and reread the story of… Continue reading A Walk of Faith
James 5:16a KJV 16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. I am so glad James brings this up in his letter because it's an area where many of us fall short, I believe. Personal accountability is sorely lacking in our churches, and especially among church leaders. Why… Continue reading Are You Accountable?
James 5:14-15 KJV 14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: 15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they… Continue reading Pray While Anointing