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James: Walking in Wisdom

By Lydia Brownback

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James: Walking in Wisdom

By Lydia Brownback

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A 10-Week Study of the Book of James, Great for Women’s Groups

The book of James is much loved for its wisdom and practical instruction on living the Christian life. James, who was the half brother of Jesus, wrote this epistle to teach his readers about walking faithfully with Christ in the midst of life’s struggles.

In this 10-week Bible study for women, Lydia Brownback explores James verse by verse, addressing trials and temptations, the relationship between faith and good works, and choosing the wisdom of God over the wisdom of the world. Written for individuals and groups, each lesson helps women understand how to recognize marks of genuine godliness by faithfully and practically living for Christ. Brownback desires that readers of this study will meditate on Scripture and find a renewed zeal for discipleship and walking closely with the Lord. 

  • In-Depth, Exegetical Studies: Shows the practical nature of James while exploring biblical themes including trusting God in the face of life’s struggles, doing good works, and bridling the tongue 
  • Quick, Engaging Weekly Resources: Helpful reading plans, sidebars, timelines, and more to help busy readers get the most out of Scripture
  • Perfect for Individuals or Small Groups: Includes discussion questions and additional verses for further reading

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Author:

Lydia Brownback

Lydia Brownback (MAR, Westminster Theological Seminary) is the author of several books, including the On-the-Go Devotionals for women; Finding God in My Loneliness; and Sing a New Song, and she is passionate about teaching God’s word.

Product Details

Category: Bible Studies & Devotionals
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 128
Size: 7.375 in x 9.125 in
Weight: 8.38 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-7538-8
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-7538-9
ISBN-UPC: 9781433575389
Case Quantity: 10
Published: July 05, 2022

Table of Contents

The Timing of James
Introduction: Getting into James
Reading Plan

Week 1: Better Than Warm and Fuzzy (James 1:118)
Week 2: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (James 1:1927)
Week 3: Playing Favorites (James 2:113)
Week 4: Beware of Fake Faith (James 2:1426)
Week 5: Salt Pond or Fresh Water? (James 3:112)
Week 6: Wisdom of the World or Wisdom of the Word (James 3:1318)
Week 7: All or Nothing (James 4:112)
Week 8: Arrogance, Self-Deception, and the Sovereignty of God (James 4:135:6)
Week 9: Woes and Wonders (James 5:712)
Week 10: Praying with Power (James 5:1320)

Helpful Resources for Studying James
Notes

Endorsements

“The brilliant and beautiful mix of sound teaching, helpful charts, lists, sidebars, and appealing graphics—as well as insightful questions that get the reader into the text of Scripture—make these studies that women will want to invest time in and will look back on as time well spent.”
Nancy Guthrie, Bible teacher; author, Even Better than Eden

“My daughter and I love using Flourish Bible Studies for our morning devotions. Lydia Brownback’s faithful probing of biblical texts; insightful questions; invitations to engage in personal applications using additional biblical texts and historical contexts; and commitment to upholding the whole counsel of God as it bears on living life as a godly woman has drawn us closer to the Lord and to his word. Brownback never sidesteps hard questions or hard providences, but neither does she appeal to discourses of victimhood or therapy, which are painfully common in the genre of women’s Bible studies. I cannot recommend this series highly enough. My daughter and I look forward to working through this whole series together!”
Rosaria Butterfield, Former Professor of English, Syracuse University; author, The Gospel Comes with a House Key

“As a women’s ministry leader, I am excited about the development of the Flourish Bible Study series, which will not only prayerfully equip women to increase in biblical literacy but also come alongside them to build a systematic and comprehensive framework to become lifelong students of the word of God. This series provides visually engaging studies with accessible content that will not only strengthen the believer but the church as well.”
Karen Hodge, Coordinator of Women’s Ministries, Presbyterian Church in America; coauthor, Transformed

“Lydia Brownback is an experienced Bible teacher who has dedicated her life to ministry roles that help women (and men) grow in Christ. With a wealth of biblical, historical, and theological content, her Flourish Bible studies are ideal for groups and individuals that are serious about the in-depth study of the word of God.”
Phil and Lisa Ryken, President, Wheaton College; and his wife, Lisa

“If you’re looking for rich, accessible, and deeply biblical Bible studies, this series is for you! Lydia Brownback leads her readers through different books of the Bible, providing background information, maps, timelines, and questions that probe the text in order to glean understanding and application. She settles us deeply in the context of a book as she highlights God’s unfolding plan of redemption and rescue. You will learn, you will delight in God’s word, and you will love our good King Jesus even more.”
Courtney Doctor, Coordinator of Women’s Initiatives, The Gospel Coalition; Bible teacher; author, From Garden to Glory and In View of God’s Mercies

“Lydia Brownback’s Bible study series provides a faithful guide to book after book. You’ll find rich insights into context and good questions to help you study and interpret the Bible. Page by page, the studies point you to respond to each passage and to love our great and gracious God. I will recommend the Flourish series for years to come for those looking for a wise, Christ-centered study that leads toward the goal of being transformed by the word.”
Taylor Turkington, Bible teacher; Director, BibleEquipping.org

“Lydia Brownback has a contagious love for the Bible. Not only is she fluent in the best of biblical scholarship in the last generation, but her writing is accessible to the simplest of readers. She has the rare ability of being clear without being reductionistic. I anticipate many women indeed will flourish through her trustworthy guidance in this series.”
David Mathis, Senior Teacher and Executive Editor, desiringGod.org; Pastor, Cities Church, Saint Paul, Minnesota; author, Habits of Grace