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the Book of James
a summary
Ephesians 2:8
“For by grace you have been saved through faith”
James 2:17
Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself.
and verse
James 2:20
But are you willing to recognize, you foolish fellow, that
faith without works is useless?
James 2:26
For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also
faith without works is dead.
Text: James 1:1, 5:19-20
Outline:
1. who wrote James?
2. who was James written to?
3. why was James written?
James 1:1
James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord
Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes who are
dispersed abroad: Greetings.
References to Sermon on the Mount (MacArthur)
James
Sermon on
the Mount
1.
1:2

5:10–12

12.
3:6

5:22

2.
1:4

5:48

13.
3:10–12

7:15–20

3.
1:5

7:7–12

14.
3:17–18

5:9

4.
1:9

5:3

15.
4:4

6:24

5.
1:12

7:14

16.
4:10

5:3–5

6.
1:20

5:22

17.
4:11–12

7:1–5

7.
1:22

7:21–27

18.
5:2–3

6:19–20

8.
2:5

5:3

19.
5:10

5:12

9.
2:13

5:7

20.
5:11

5:10

10.
2:13

6:14–15

21.
5:12

5:33–37

11.
2:14–16

7:21–23

James
Sermon on
the Mount
James 1:1
James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord
Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes who are
dispersed abroad: Greetings.
James 5:19-20
19 My brethren, if any among you strays
from the truth and one turns him back,
20 let him know that he who turns a sinner
from the error of his way will save his soul
from death and will cover a multitude of
sins.
Discussion Questions
1. How does “faith” play a role in your life?
2. What is your “faith” placed in?

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