• No Partiality by

    The church is filled with all kinds of people with different ethnic, political, and economic backgrounds. With such a diversified demographic, and given the fact we are all sinners, there are bound to be certain relational issues that arise within …

  • True Spirituality by

    What does true spirituality look like? The student of Scripture may suggest that true spirituality consists of Scripture reading mixed with prayer and meditation as described in the Psalms. These things are certainly good and biblical, but are they enough …

  • The King Without a Shadow by

    We all have them, but where do our shadows come from? James writes in his epistle that we serve a God who has no shadow of turning in Him. What does that mean to us? Can we ever escape our …

  • The Rich and the Poor by

    It would be easy to blame the rich for all the problems of the poor. Sentiments like that gave great momentum to the spread of Marxism. But does the Bible give reason for that sentiment? In the book of James …

  • The Trial of Temptation by

    Does God tempt His people? This question is not new and the Bible is not without an answer. Beginning this series on the book of James, Dr. Sproul starts off by exploring the nature of temptation and sin, as well …

  • Grace to the Humble by

    Are you happy yet? Are you satisfied with your life? What will it take for you to get to a place of contentment? The book of James has your answer, and in “Grace to the Humble,” Dr. Sproul looks at …

  • The Mighty Tongue by

    We all hold a very powerful weapon and are capable of doing violence to our neighbor. What is that weapon? The tongue. No technological advancement can improve it nor can technology control it. With it, people are capable of committing …

  • A Justified Faith by

    In his book, James says that Abraham was not justified by faith only, whereas Paul already established that Abraham was justified by faith alone. So who is right? They both are. In “A Justified Faith,” Dr. Sproul will examine the …

  • Faith and Works (Part 2) by

    James 2:24 clearly says that we are not saved by faith alone. In fact, James tells us that we are saved by works. In case you haven’t noticed, that is exactly what the Roman Catholic church has been …

  • Trials or Trails by

    Who of us does not want to be complete? In our lives as Christians we should be striving for holiness and spiritual maturity. The best thing we could do towards that end is to take full advantage of the means …

  • Keeping God’s Law by

    The Bible teaches that if you break one part of the Law, you have broken the whole Law. Jesus explained that anger towards our brother is murder in our hearts, and that lusting after someone is committing adultery in our …

  • Faith and Works (Part 1) by

    James 2:24 explicitly says that a person is saved by works and not by faith alone. But this seems to be teaching the exact opposite of what the early Reformers taught as they rigorously debated the Roman Catholic Church …

  • Yes or NO? by

    When was the last time you were let down or hurt because somebody didn’t follow through with their word? Conversely, when was the last time somebody else was let down or hurt because you didn’t follow through with …

  • The Prayer of Faith by

    Do we lack faith if we are not healed? The epistle of James instructs us to go to the elders that they may pray over us when we are sick. Does that mean we should expect to be healed every …

  • Introduction to James by

    As you may have guessed, James wrote the book of James. But the next question is, which James? The Apostle John’s brother, James? King James? Or is there another James listed in your Bible? What can the author’s …