Who is rich among you? - James 5:1-6

This is a sermon by Richard Hawes from the evening service on 21st November 2021.

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Who is Rich Among you?… (James 5:1-6)


Introduction: Dickens’ Didactic Aims



The Wailing Wealthy (5:1)





Money’s Multitude of Misery (5:2-3a)






The Evidence Speaks for Itself! (5:3b-d)






The Plight of the Oppressed (5:4)






The Plight of the Oppressor (5:5-6)






Where do you see yourself as ‘look into’ this passage?

In what areas of life might you be tempted to abuse your position?

How much is your identity linked with what you own?

If your money, time or devotion was called as a witness what would it say about you?

How does living in the ‘Last Days’ change your view of hoarding?

How are you looking after your heart?

How will this passage shape your stewardship?

Where do you need to rethink what you are delighting in?

How is your faith being demonstrated by your deeds?

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