James—Verbum (Digital) Study is sold through our partners at Logos.com. By purchasing from their site and downloading the platform to all your devices, you gain access to your study from your personal computer, your phone, and your tablet. You also have the opportunity to join an online study group where you can share notes and insights anytime, from anywhere. Learn more about Verbum >>The epistle of James deals with a variety of themes, with an emphasis on practical aspects of the Christian life. Some topics covered in this epistle include how to handle trials and temptations, understanding the relation between faith and works, how to tame our tongues, being a friend of God rather than a friend of the world, and the value of humility, patience and prayer. James challenges followers of Christ to not just "talk the talk" but to "walk the walk". This epistle also shows that faith alone cannot save us because it is not verified by the works that always accompany true faith (Ephesians 2:10).