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James, Chapter 1, Part 2

Facing the Person in the mirror: So what kind of person do we see looking back at us in this mirror? James briefly touches on 9 types of people in this chapter. Last week we looked at 6, today I want to look at 3 more. The angry person (1:19-21,26) The forgetful person: (1:19-25) The person […]

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James: Facing the Person in the Mirror

James chapter 1, part 1.  “…if you listen to the word and don’t obey, it is like glancing at your face in a mirror. You see yourself, walk away, and forget what you look like.” -James 1:23 So what kind of person do we see looking back at us in this mirror? James briefly touches […]

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Intro to the Book of James

Main Points:  1. James is an important book from a mission angle. 2. James tackles the practical challenges of community. 3. James arises out of the wisdom literature tradition of teaching by opposites. 4. James was a witness, disciple and apostle of Jesus. 5. James is reflective of the prophetic tradition and the best of […]

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