When it all goes belly up…

Some study questions based on James 1:1-11.

Here’s the sermon if you missed it… Life has it’s troubles

  1. What do we know about the author of the book James and who he was writing to; what was his purpose in writing?
  2. Verse 2 – How can trouble be an opportunity for great joy?
  3. Discuss the process James lays out in verses 3&4 – how does that match your experience?
  4. What is the wisdom described by James in verse 5, and why do we need it?
  5. Verses 6 to 8 describe two approaches to prayer; describe and discuss them.
  6. What is the gist of verses 9 to 11?
  7. Where are the key applications, for us, from this passage?