James 1 Suffering

James, the brother of Jesus, has important things to say about suffering

Part 1
The introduction of the letter written by James.  Why start this way?

Part 2
James doesn't depend on his family ties, but identifies belief and specifically, 'servanthood' as the basis of relationship with Jesus.

Part 3
Why you ARE a Christian is why you STAY a Christian.
The root of your identity is why you endure challenges to a walk of faith.

Part 4
The followers of Jesus, depend upon their identity in Christ, in order to withstand difficulty when trials do come.