General Epistles
Azusa Pacific University
Mr. Matt Hauge
March 18, 2004
"Ethics of James"

I.   Lanauage
A.   Comes from the Latin Langua
B.   Langua literally means tongue
C.    Three-part process of language (semiotics)
1.   Sign
2.   Interpreter
3.   Object
II.   James 1:19-27
III.   James 3:1-12
A.   The tongue is a controlling device that determines the direction of an individual
B.   The tongue is the fire of hell that stains the body
C.   If you cannot control your tongue, you are going to hell
IV.   James 4:11-12
V.   James 5:7-12