The Bible teaches us many kinds of prayer. Christians pray in various ways. In this passage, James calls us to pray simple prayers of faith. Using Elijah as the example, James shows us that prayers prayed according to God’s word and will, from a heart of faith, have great power to accomplish much.

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James said to be patient until the coming of the Lord. Jesus asked if he would find faith on earth when he returns. The evidence of patience and faith is found in prayer. At Grace Community Church, we are being called to a life of prayer. In our suffering, rejoicing, sickness, and sin, we turn […]

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Now and Then – James 5:7-12

One of the great Christian disciplines is the regular, mental rehearsal of the coming of the Lord, reminding ourselves of what will be then. Doing so focuses our minds and establishes our hearts for living in faithfulness to Christ now. The coming of the Lord is at hand. This is the reality that breeds patience […]

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Love and Money – James 5:1-6

The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil, including the violation of love for God and others. Come now, let us consider the One who was rich beyond compare, yet became poor that we might become rich in God. Let us rid our hearts of the love of money by the […]

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