To make plans is not wrong if we trust in the Sovereignty of God. James teaches us to live for the Lord and trust Him for tomorrow.
The key to being at peace with God, others and ourselves is choosing to relinquish our friendship with the world and submit ourselves to God.
There are two kinds of wisdom: “man-made wisdom” which comes from the world, and “heavenly wisdom” which comes from God.
Words have power to direct, destroy and delight. Who
Is in control of your tongue? You or Christ?
Whilst we are not saved by works, entering into saving faith will bring about dynamic and irrevocable changes in what we do and how we think.
James instructs his listeners to imitate the fairness, grace and love of God in order to demonstrate the Father’s lack of favouritism.
Religion is a word many Christians don’t like to use. But when we understand what it means, it shouldn’t be that scary.
Don’t be deceived in regards to Christian maturity. We have a responsibility to the Word: abide, accept and act.
Garth unpacks the first half of chapter 1 in James, we are to face trials to become mature Christians
James encourages his readers to strive to maturity by persevering through trials and hardships.