Why do you believe James provides Abraham and Rahab as examples of believers whose living faith was seen by their actions?  Compare and contrast these two individuals to find the answers.

While doctrine is important to our Christian calling and lifestyle, correct doctrine may still hide behind a dead faith.  How does James make this point, and what are other examples in Scripture of the importance of right living?

What does it mean to you to describe a living faith as a relational faith?  What is the connection between a living, growing relationship with God and works of faith?

Discuss the difference between works of the flesh/law/human effort, and living works produced by the Spirit of Christ.  See is you can provide examples of each kind of works.