Eyewitness Bible: James
James was the leader of the Jerusalem church, but was not one of the original apostles. His letter shows that he is a strong, experienced leader whose purpose is to guide Jewish Christians about how to live as Christians in various countries and cultures. He accomplishes his purpose.
Eyewitness Bible: James Ep1 - Faith/Faithfulness
James uses passages from the book of James to discuss the subject of faith. He explains why he and Peter have a similar view about the subject. One special passage is James 2:8-26.
Scripture References: James 1:14-27, James 2:8-26, James 3:1-12, James 4:11-12
Eyewitness Bible: James Ep2 - Obedience
Jude uses passages from the book of James to discuss the subject of obedience. He explains how growing up in the family of Jesus gives him a special viewpoint. One notable passage is James 1:22-25.
Scripture References: James 1:22-25, James 2:8, James 3:17-18, James 5:12
Eyewitness Bible: James Ep3 - Suffering
Peter uses passages from the book of James to discuss the subject of suffering. He explains how suffering should be an expected and advantageous event. One notable passage is James 1:2-8.
Scripture References: James 1:2-8, James 5:7-11
Eyewitness Bible: James Ep4 - Community
The last deacon in the Jerusalem church explains the difficulties of his church community. His explanation shows why James included passages like James 2:1-16.
Scripture References: James 1:1, James 1:9-11, James 2:1-16, James 3:13
Eyewitness Bible: James Ep5 - Wisdom
Barnabas uses passages from the book of James to discuss the subject of wisdom. He shows how the early church made many wise decisions under the leadership of James. One special passage is James 3:13-18
Scripture References: James 1:5-8, James 1:17-18, James 3:13-18, James 4:5-10, James 5:7-20
Eyewitness Bible: James Ep6 - Foolishness
King Solomon laments his many foolish decisions, and shows how James uses many passages to warn against people acting foolishly. One passage about foolish actions is James 5:1-6.
James 1:6-16, James 2:1-7, James 3:14-16, James 4:1-17, James 5:1-6