Devotionals about James


Pray for Relationship

Read: James 5:13-18 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. (v. 13) In the final few lines of his letter to Jewish believers,


Quiet the Call of the World

Read: James 4:1-8 Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. (v. 4) What is your “get away from it all” place? Is


Be a Thermostat

Read: James 3:13-18 And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. (v. 18) A thermometer and a thermostat are both devices that help us understand


The Power of Words

Read: James 3:1-12 From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so. (v. 10) Have you ever said something in anger or frustration

Walk with God

Talking and Walking

Read: James 2:14-26 What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? (v. 14) “Talk is cheap.” “That’s


Love God, Love People

Read: James 2:1-9 If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well. (v. 8) With information, both good


Trust and Step

Read: James 1:5-18 But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by


Trial or Opportunity

Read: James 1:2-4 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. (vv. 2-3) In life,


Applied Christianity: Studies in James

The New Testament letter of James is passionately practical. It breathes down-to-earth intensity. The author yearns to see the realities of the gospel translated into daily life. He has no patience with speculative theology or pious pretense. His cry is: “Let the faith be lived!”