James - Transforming What We Know Into How We Live!
A. Who wrote James? Most likely, older _brother__ of Jesus.
B. When was James written? Before A.D. _50_. One of earliest books!
C. Who were recipients? 1:1 - “twelve tribes” - Jewish __Christians__
D. Distinctives of James - Focus on living out our Christian faith.
Not faith + works = salvation! But a faith that works (Ephesians 2:8-10).
II. How can we have “pure _joy_” when we face trials? (James 1:2-4)