Follow Up — James Exposition

From our previous exposition of the Book of James

Dr. E.R. Báez
Author’s Exposition
5 min readJun 14, 2024

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In our previous post, we introduced the Book of James and gave you the first four verses in chapter one.

This post continues with the exposition:

The Book of James, Chapter One

5: In verses 2 through 4, James laid the foundation for the rest of his letter. He revealed that the Christian life is about cultivating a deeper trust in God as trials come our way. Those trials are precisely what we need to learn to trust God more. Here, James begins to describe what it looks like to trust God in various circumstances.

In this context, James is speaking of wisdom for a particular moment. This refers to when we don’t know what to do. What’s the best choice? Which way should we go? How do we decide between two different paths? Those who truly trust God will ask Him for wisdom. Asking God for wisdom is evidence that we trust Him.

James states that God gives wisdom generously. He’s not stingy in providing insight to those who ask how to make the best choices…

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Dr. E.R. Báez
Author’s Exposition

Attorney E.R. Báez, MDiv, JD, Ph.D., is a published author who loves to inspire others! Dr. Báez helps former criminals become productive citizens of society.