James 1:2-12: the doubting won’t persevere

A: Joy is found in trials (v2)

B: testing of faith produces steadfastness (v3)

C: steadfastness results in perfection and completion (v4)

D: God fills our lacking when we ask (v5)

E: ask in faith because the doubting won’t persevere (v6-8)

D’: let the lowly (those who lack) boast in their exaltation (v9)

C’: the rich will wither and fade like the flower (v10-11)

B’: blessed is the one who remains steadfast (v12a)

A’: Crown of life is the reward for steadfastness during trials (v12b)


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