03 The Gift of Trials

Bible Study on the Epistle of James

This is part of a Bible Study series on the Epistle of James. You can find more information on the complete series by going to the Series Overview. This Week’s Text: James 1:13-18 Date: January 17, 2016 Series: Shoe Leather Theology: Study of James This Week’s Resources: The Compass Bible Study (pdf) Study Notes (pdf) PowerPoint […]

02 The Trouble with Trials

Bible Study on the Epistle of James

This is part of a Bible Study series on the Epistle of James. You can find more information on the complete series by going to the Series Overview. This Week: James 1:1-12 Date: January 10, 2016 Series: Shoe Leather Theology: Study of James This Week’s Resources:  The Compass Bible Study (pdf) Study Notes (pdf) PowerPoint Slides […]

The Trouble With Trials

The Trouble With Trials - James 1:1-12

The word “rejoice” and the word “trials” don’t seem to fit well in the same sentence. Yet, that is what James is exhorting his readers to do: “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds” (James 1:2). Trials can mean different things to different people. Trials can involve our health, […]

Epistle of James Recommended Commentaries

Bible Study on the Epistle of James

While there are seemingly countless commentaries on the Epistle of James from a wide variety of authors and theological backgrounds, below is a list of suggested commentaries that provide solid, meaty teaching without digging too deeply into the technical aspects of the text. Barclay, W. (Ed.). (1976). The letters of James and Peter. Philadelphia: Westminster […]

Bible Study The Epistle of James Series Overview

Bible Study on the Epistle of James

This is the cover page for all of the resources connected with a verse-by-verse study of the Epistle of James. Grant, O God, that, following the example of your servant James, the brother of our Lord, your Church may give itself continually to prayer and to the reconciliation of all who are at variance and […]