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Module 1: The Book of James
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The writer of James was a contemporary of__________.
James along with Hebrews and 1 and 2 Peter were _____________ in the western church - Rome and Carthage.
James was not as well known in the areas of _________.
Rome and Carthage.
James was accepted in the east as _____________.
James was accepted from the beginning in the areas of __________.
Jerusalem and Alexandria
Some debate arose over the apparent contradiction between _____________.
Paul and James
According to the notes, Paul's main focus is _______.
James' main focus is _________.
"Paul wrote about inner saving faith from ____________ perspective. James wrote about outward serving faith from ___________ perspective." - Ronald Blue
The writings of Paul and James actually _________ contradict each other.
There were _______ men named James mentioned in the New Testament.
There _________ evidence to know which James wrote the text.
Which James wrote the text of the book of James?
James, the half brother of Jesus
James was recognized as __________ in the church at Jerusalem.
the presiding authority
James was recognized in extra-Biblical manuscripts. _________ mentions James' martyrdom in A.D. 62.
There are __________ between James 2:5 and Acts 15:13.
James was recognized as presiding authority in the church at Jerusalem - Acts 15:13. This is why he and his writings were _________ in the east.
The author of the book of James was ___________.
the half brother of Jesus.
James writes that works __________.
are an expression of our faith
James, the writer of the book of James, was a leader in the church at ___________.
Which type of Bible Study will we be using for the book of James?
Inductive Bible Study
Inductive Bible study is an approach to God's Word focusing on ______ basic steps that move from a general overview to specifics.
Inductive reasoning is the attempt to use information about a specific situation to draw a ____.
Inductive Bible study is a valuable tool in understanding and _________ the principles of God's Word.
Inductive Bible study can be done ____________.
on many different levels
How many methods of Inductive Bible Study will we use?
The method of Observation of Inductive Bible Study asks which question?
What does it say?
The method of Interpretation of Inductive Bible Study asks which question?
What does it mean?
The method of Application of Inductive Bible Study asks which question?
How does it work?
How many clues will we use in our Inductive Bible Study of the book of James?
What are the clues that we will use in our Inductive Bible Study of the book of James? (choose all that apply)
James chapter 1 has ________ verses.
James, in verse 1, refers to himself as _______.
a slave of God
According to James, how should we "consider it" when we experience various trials?
a great joy
The testing of our faith produces _________.
According to James, endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be ______________, lacking nothing.
mature and complete
According to James, what should anyone do that lacks wisdom?
According to James, the doubting person should expect what when praying for wisdom?
According to James, a man who endures trials is _________.
God's relationship with man from the beginning of time was and is completely based on which two principles?
What was the first thing God did for the nation of Israel to show He was worthy of faith and trust?
deliver them out of Egypt
God sent His only Son, Jesus, to live and minister among man in order to...
grow our faith and trust in God
What five concepts were mentioned in the video that were outlined as building blocks for a relationship with God?
practical Biblical teaching
Man first sinned because he did not __________ God and thought he knew what was best.
The writer of James is only one of ________ men named James mentioned in the New Testament.
According to James 1:2, "Consider it ______, my brothers, whenever you experience various trials..."
According to James 1:19, "My dearly loved brothers, understand this: Everyone must be quick to ____, slow to ____, and slow to _____.
According to James 1:22, "But be _____ of the word and not _____ only, ______ yourselves.
According to James 1:26, "If anyone thinks he is religious without controlling his ____, then his religion is useless and he deceives himself."
According to James 1:27, "Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after _____ and _____ in their distress and to keep _____ unstained by the world.
According to the notes, the first issue in the Book of James is _____.
Define "Pride" according to the notes.
One of the worst forms of sin, regarded, indeed, by many as the basis for all sin.
In the opening of James 1, James introduces himself as...
a servant of God
According to the notes, who are the recipients of the Book of James?
twelve scattered tribes
James was one of the twelve original apostles that were with Jesus.
No, that James was the brother of John, one of the sons of Zebedee
According to the book of James, James introduces himself as _____.
a slave of God
According to James 1:3, "knowing that the ____ of your ____ produces ____.
According to James 1:5, if anyone lacks wisdom, he should _______.
According to the notes, "Trials met with smiles" relates to _____.
According to James 1:4, "But endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be ____ and ____, lacking ____.
According to the notes, ______ can only be produced through _____ of _______.
According to the notes, "lacking nothing" is in reference to the ____ realm and development of ____.
According to the notes, "lacking nothing" does not mean ______.
material wealth and gain
According to the notes, "double-mindedness" brings about _______.
lack of wisdom
Practical Biblical studies are all about ____________ and not just knowing Biblical principles.
In the video, the speaker sums up the main point of the Sermon on the Mount as, "if you have strong __________ in God, then this teaching is about what you should ______."
When teaching about giving, Jesus taught...
give to those in need, do more than just the minimum
Match the action to the principle Jesus taught in the passage Matthew 7:24-29
24 "Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock. 26 And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. 27 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it."
Jesus and his word are like a...
_______________ makes a difference in relation to hearing and learning the word of God.
James writes, "A doubter is like the surging sea, driven and tossed by...
According to James 1:9, "The brother of ____ circumstances should ____ in his ____."
According to James 1:10, "but the one who is ____ should ____ in his ____ because he will pass away like a flower of the field."
According to the notes, ____ wastes and ____ away.
According to the notes, the things of God are ____ and the things of this world are ____.
According to James 1:12, "A man who endures trials is ____, because when he passes the test he will receive the ____ that God has promised to those who ____ Him."
crown of life
According to the notes, trials are ____.
According to the notes, the reward for faithful endurance of trials is the ____.
crown of life
According to the notes, these crowns are what we will ____.
lay at the feet of Christ in our worship of Him in Heaven.
James, the writer of the book of James, was...
half brother of Jesus
Temptations are something that God created to test us. If we fail that test it is okay because God created all temptations.
No, temptation comes from our own desires.
According to James 1:8, "A ____ man is ____ in ____ his ways."
According to James 1:13, "Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by ____.'"
According to the notes, God uses ____ to grow our faith.
According to James 1:13, "...for God cannot ____________ with evil, and he himself _________ no one."
According to James 1:14, "But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by ____________ desire."
According to James 1:15, "Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth _________. "
According to the notes, does temptation come from God?
According to the notes, temptation comes from
our own evil desires
Many who profess to be [ Select ] ["agnostic", "atheist", "Christian"] can often point to a providential [ Select ] ["setting", "relationship", "miracle"] with another Christian that helped to strengthen his/her faith.
According to the video, relationships can be used to...(choose two)
build our faith
undermine our faith
There are no _____________ relationships. Relationships with people will affect you in one way or another.
There are no neutral relationships
Proverbs 13:20 - Walk with the __________ for a companion of fools _____________ ____________.
1 Corinthians 15:33 - Bad company corrupts good __________.
God uses human relationships to improve our __________ in Him.
According to the notes, what is the correct order of the cycle of sin?
sin- > fatigue -> decay -> death
According to James 1:17, where does every generous act and perfect gift come from?
the Father of lights
According to James 1:17, "...with Him there is no ____ or shadow cast by ____."
According to James 1:18, "By His own ____, He gave us a new birth by the message of truth so that we would be the ____ of His creatures."
According to the notes, we learn two things about God from James 1:17-18. Those two things are ____ and ____.
According to the notes, what is immutability?
The unchanging attribute of God.
James encourages his readers to be ________ and not just ________.
According to the notes, there are three requirements for ____.
According to the notes, the first requirement for self-control is ____.
quick to listen
According to the notes, the second requirement for self-control is ____.
slow to speak
According to the notes, the third requirement for self-control is ____.
slow to anger
According to the notes, human ____ does not equal God's ____.
According to James 1:21, "Therefore, ridding yourselves of all moral ____ and ____...
According to James 121, "...____ receive the implanted word, which is able to ____ you."
According to the notes, what are the two types of people?
According to the notes, what are the three characteristics of a Doer?
Peer, Point, Prosper
According to Matthew 6:1-6, "acts of righteousness" should not be done...
to impress others
When you give to the poor, you should not _______.
If you are ______________ by men for your "righteous acts," you will not be ______________ by God. (same word for both blanks)
It is typical for people to trust God for eternal life, but it takes ___________ to trust God for our ___________.
In Matthew 6, we are encouraged to pray __________ and spend time with God.
God wants us to give of both our __________ and ___________ to Him and His work.
We should not wait for a(an) _________________ before going to the Lord in prayer.
What people like being honored by men instead of God?
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