James is a book of action and gives believers some practical things to do in regards to how they live the Christian life. Although written to Jewish believers who had been dispersed, the content is very relevant for today. “James, with its devotion to direct, pungent statements on wise living, is reminiscent of the book of Proverbs.” (MacArthur Study Bible) So gain wisdom this week and be a “doer of the Word.” On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups.
- Sunday, March 11 – Colossians 1:1 – 4:18
- Monday, March 12 – James 1:1-27
- Tuesday, March 13 – James 2:1-26
- Wednesday, March 14 – James 3:1-18
- Thursday, March 15 – James 4:1-17
- Friday, March 16 – James 5:1-20
- Saturday, March 17 – James 2:1-13
What is partiality?
Why is this incompatible with true faith?
Have you ever treated someone or been treated positively or negatively because of the clothes worn? Because of race, economic status, political views?
Besides money, what are some other differences between rich/poor? (2:5-7)
Why do you think we are drawn to the rich, even though there are several Scriptures exhorting us to care for the poor?
If you met Jesus on the street do you think you would be drawn to Him? (Isaiah 53:3)
Does Rocky Creek reflect the community around us (race, finances, social status)? Why/why not?
Regardless of who is around us, how should we treat them? (2:8)
Is murder or adultery worse than partiality?
- Sunday, March 18 – Colossians 1:1 – 4:18
We will make posts on our website and app on Sunday mornings that outline the Bible reading plan for the rest of the week. Or you can view the entire Bible Reading Plan for November 28 to March 31 here.