Every been in a conversation where you just wanted to shout “Get to the point!”? Most of us have. Sometimes we just want clear, easy to understand communication. When you read the book of James, you’ll find the author has a wonderful way of getting right to it. No ambiguity. Nothing wishy-washy. Just straightforward instructions on how to live the spiritual life in a healthy way. As we explore the book of James, we’ll find he has a gift for being “blunt”.
Need wisdom, direction or help? Pray! Don’t wish or hope. Pray. And then trust God’s power to move in a way that is best for all.
Want your “religion” to be legit? Be a listener…but then do something with it. Serve.
Simply saying you “believe” is not true faith. Real faith is always reflected in your actions. People of real faith are not perfect, they just never stop coming back to God.
In a world filled with criticism you will either be a fault finder……or a hope dealer
When you fight your battles, just remember: As long as you hide him…you can’t kill the monkey. Confused? Listen to the message!
Though patience in suffering is one of the hardest things we do, it pays massive dividends.
What you pray for reflects what you believe about God.