With reference to a selection of passages in the letter of James, Ross considers the matter of prayer. Aspects such as faith, humility, sincerity, integrity of attitude and the sovereignty of God are all touched upon.
Stephen examines the heart of the servant of God, by first observing that Jesus, the true and eternal Servant of God takes those who are anything but servants, and gives us a heart like His own. Both Joseph and Jeremiah are cited as demonstrating…
In a brief consideration of the healing of the Nobleman's son in John 4, we are encouraged to look at the nature of our believing: do we seek a "sign", that is, something more than simply the truth of Jesus Himself, something outward, to buttress our…
Ken identifies spiritual marks of the church that are precious in the sight of God, including compassion, meekness of spirit, a sure confession according to the word of God, the death of His saints, and the unity of the Body of Christ.
Moving through James' teaching on the tongue, Ross identifies how destructive an impure heart can be as it is expressed through the spoken word.
We take a look at something of the meaning of James' identification of true religion, and discover that the compassion of God is central to the true expression of our faith as believers in Jesus.
Looking at Nathanael, and the extraordinary depth of his confession of the identity of Jesus, on the barest evidence, we look a little below the surface at the spiritual significance of a guileless heart, and a simple childlike faith.