James 5:1-6 - A Warning to the Rich

Discussion Questions

  1. What is one truth or “take-away” from the sermon that you found particularly challenging/convicting/helpful? 
     
  2. Read James 5:1-6. What sinful ways did these particular rich people use their wealth? How does this compare to how you use your wealth?
     
  3. In what ways might you be like the rich people in this passage? In what ways might you be like the oppressed? 
     
  4. What truths in James 5:1-6 can be an encouragment to you if you are being oppressed, or treated unfairly?
     
  5. What does James 5:2-3 reveal to us about the nature of earthly riches? What are some ways you have seen earthly riches fail someone or do them harm?
     
  6. What does James 5:4 reveal to us about the nature of God?