RX FOR REAL PROBLEMS
a. What is James solution for those who are suffering? ______________
b. In what ways can God answer this prayer? ______________________
____________________________________________________________ c. What purpose does singing psalms serve for those who are cheerful?
____________________________________________________________ d. Who is charged with calling the elders for special prayer and why?
____________________________________________________________ e. What specifically does James stress saves the sick? _______________
II. EFFECTIVE FERVENT PRAYER (vs. 16-18)
a. What does James say we are to do about our sins? _________________
b. Should a person exercise discernment in who they confess to … why?
c. Does the healing come simply from confessing to one another? _______
_____________________________________________________________ d. What encouragement does James give to every believer with his example of Elijah? _____________________________________________________
III. TURN THEM BACK (vs. 19-20)
a. If someone is wandering from the truth where are they headed? ______
b. Based on the clues is this “wanderer” a believer? __________________
c. What does James mean “Turn him back?” _______________________
d. What does James mean by “save a soul from death?” ______________
e. How do verses 19-20 express love? ____________________________
__________________________________________________________ (1 Pet 4:8)
IV. Application: According to James, how important is prayer to believers? ________________________________________________________________