Steadfast to the end

James 5:1-11 Throughout this letter, James wrote about the lure of materialism and the danger of believing that success was God's reward. At the end of chapter 4, James called out those who claimed their success was a measure of God's pleasure, saying they boasted in arrogance. James continued his condemnation of that arrogance, being… Continue reading Steadfast to the end

Steadfast in the middle

James 1:9-18 Steadfastness implies disciplined stability under stressful circumstances. There is no question that we are living in stressful times that test our faith, interrupt our focus, and tempt us to fear. When we are steadfastly persistent in our time with the Father, He will teach us what we can learn in the middle of… Continue reading Steadfast in the middle