Chapter 1If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God—Resist temptation—Be doers of the word—James explains how to recognize pure religion. Chapter 2God has chosen the poor of this world who are rich in faith—Salvation is gained by keeping the whole law—Faith without works is dead. Chapter 3By governing the tongue, we gain perfection—Heavenly wisdom is pure, peaceable, and full of mercy. Chapter 4Wars are born of lusts—The friends of the world are the enemies of God—Sin is failure to walk in the light we have received. Chapter 5Misery awaits the wanton rich—Await the Lord’s coming with patience—The elders are to anoint and heal the sick.