Of Paradoxes, Prizes, and Pathologies

Evening Service
Jun 27, 2021

In his opening chapter, James presents his readers with two different paths when faced with trials and temptations: 1) stay steadfast and persevere in the Lord or 2) be lured into sin, which causes death. This sermon focuses specifically on James 1:9-15 and highlights the paradox between the boasts of the poor and the rich, reminding us that for believers our only boast is in Christ. In addition, James highlights the sinful pathology of our hearts and directs our eyes to the prize for our perseverance: the crown of life.

James 1:9-15


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