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Message of James

True faith is manifested in practical works of faith


James, the brother of Jesus

Date Written AD 45 - 50
Key Verse(s) James 1:2-3, 1:19, 2:17-18, 3:5, 5:16
Audience Jewish believers
Theme(s) Tests, characteristics and triumphs of faith



"Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials

3knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance."

- James 1 : 2-3



James Overview Audio

Author, Date, Purpose, Key Verses
Brief Summary, Connections, Practical Application


Click the icon to hear a 5:50 audio of James summary information from Got Questions:

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"Everyone must be quick to hear,

slow to speak and slow to anger."

- James 1: 19


James Locations






"Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself.

But someone may well say,

'You have faith and I have works;

show me your faith without works,

and I will show you my faith by my works.'"

- James 2: 17 - 18



James Overview Video

James 1 - 5


Click the icon to watch an 8:02 video 

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"So also the tongue is a small part of the body,

and yet it boasts of great things.

See how great a forest is set aflame

by such a small fire!"

- James 3: 5




James Overview Poster from The Bible Project

Poster James  


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Click the icon above to download the poster, which is the completed image from the video.

Use the picture as an overview of the book as you study.

Additionally, you may use it as a coloring page for children.



"The effective prayer of a righteous man

can accomplish much."

- James 5: 16


Basic Bible Building Blocks: James

Children's Material, Teacher's Guides, Children's Devotions & more


James 2:14 - 26 - Faith Without Works is Dead + (Teacher's Guide

+ (Children's Devotion)



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