If we were to make a list of the most dangerous jobs, “pastor” would likely miss the cut. But the book of James warns would-be preachers about the hazards of their profession! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg highlights the vulnerability and responsibility of teachers.
“Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.”
The letter of James is vital reading whenever the believer is tempted to be content with knowledge devoid of action, to cultivate the world’s friendship rather than God’s, and to tolerate disorder and selfish ambition. As we’ll learn, James shows us that the outward display of faith will find its roots in the inward transformation that has already taken place. These studies provide a forceful and timely reminder that our creed must be seen in our conduct and our attitude must display itself in action.
|Favoritism, Part One||James 2:1-4|
|Favoritism, Part Two||James 2:1-7|
|Favoritism, Part Three||James 2:8|
|False Faith||James 2:14|
|Faith: True or False?||James 2:14|
|Abraham and Rahab||James 2:21|
|A Warning to Would-Be Teachers||James 3:1|
|The Power and Danger of the Tongue||James 3:3|
|Who is Wise?||James 3:13|
|The Wisdom from Heaven||James 3:13|
|Such "Wisdom"||James 3:14|
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