- Chapter 1
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God—Resist temptation—Be doers of the word—James explains how to recognize pure religion.
- Chapter 2
God has chosen the poor of this world who are rich in faith—Salvation is gained by keeping the whole law—Faith without works is dead.
- Chapter 3
By governing the tongue, we gain perfection—Heavenly wisdom is pure, peaceable, and full of mercy.
- Chapter 4
Wars are born of lusts—The friends of the world are the enemies of God—Sin is failure to walk in the light we have received.
- Chapter 5
Misery awaits the wanton rich—Await the Lord’s coming with patience—The elders are to anoint and heal the sick.