• When is a time that you felt especially weak, and God saw you through? Share.
  • What is a difficult experience you endured and can now see how good came from it? Share.
  • What can be said to those who have not seen any good?
  • How can you ensure that you respond to afflictions in a Christ-like way rather than a worldly way?
  • Why do you think James focused on receiving wisdom in the main passage this week? Why not courage or strength?
  • Why is faith necessary to receive the promises of God?
  • What is the difference between having faith in God’s promises and “supposing” He will give?
  • How does patience “work in us”? Why that attribute specifically?