Reflecting On James Message


James Chapter 1 -5

James 1-Testing your faith

James 2-The Sin of Partiality also Faith and works

James 3-The tongue is a fire. also Wisdom is from above

James 4-Things to avoid

James 5 - Patience and prayer (trust)

Be Thou My Vision

Important points in Chapter 5

vs 2 we are naked and hungry until we except the invitation to be born again and prosper spiritually in Christ.vs 4 The Lord is on his throne and rules over every nation vs 17 Elijah was a man the same as all humanity, but in his trust in the Lord and faith in restoration ,he sought out the word of the Lord first (spoken because the written was not completely compiled yet). He communed directly with the Lord . Vs 19 We are to stand on the rock of truth and be stored up in mind and spirit . That is a strong foundation.

James 5 Amplified Bible (AMP)Misuse of Riches

5:1 Come [quickly] now, you rich [who lack true faith and hoard and misuse your resources], weep and howl over the miseries [the woes, the judgments] that are coming upon you. 2 Your wealth has rotted and is ruined and your [fine] clothes have become moth-eaten. 3 Your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will consume your flesh like fire. You have stored up your treasure in the last days [when it will do you no good]. 4 Look! The wages that you have [fraudulently] withheld from the laborers who have mowed your fields are crying out [against you for vengeance]; and the cries of the harvesters have come to the ears of [a]the Lord of Sabbath. 5 On the earth you have lived luxuriously and abandoned yourselves to soft living and led a life of wanton pleasure [self-indulgence, self-gratification]; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. 6 You have condemned and have put to death the righteous man; he offers you no resistance.Exhortation7 So wait patiently, brothers and sisters, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits [expectantly] for the precious harvest from the land, being patient about it, until it receives the early and late rains. 8 You too, be patient; strengthen your hearts [keep them energized and firmly committed to God], because the coming of the Lord is near. 9 Do not complain against one another, believers, so that you will not be judged [for it]. Look! The Judge is standing right at the door. 10 As an example, brothers and sisters, of suffering a