Select Page

James 5:20

Read Introduction to James   “…let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death and cover a multitude of sins.”   James concludes his epistle with the subject of divine discipline because his main idea throughout the book...

James 5:19

Read Introduction to James   “Brethren, if anyone among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back…”   Brethren, The wanderer from the truth here is clearly a Christian. This reveals something of the meaning of the previous verses showing that...

James 5:18

Read Introduction to James   “And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth produced its fruit.”   And he prayed again, Elijah has based his second prayer on God’s promise (1 Ki 18:1).  He prayed the second time 3 and ½ years later.  This is the story...

James 5:17b

Read Introduction to James   “Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain; and it did not rain on the land for three years and six months.”   and he prayed earnestly Literally, “he prayed earnestly” is “he prayed with...

James 5:17

Read Introduction to James   “Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain; and it did not rain on the land for three years and six months.”   James now illustrates the power of prayer from an incident in the...

James 5:16c

Read Introduction to James   “Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.”   The effective, Prayer for defeated believers is “effective” prayer.  “Effective”...