- Conclusion (1:1-27)
- The Integrity of Faith (2:1-13)
- Faith and Deeds: The Theological Unity (2:14-26)
- Controlling What We Say (3:1-12)
- The General Theme: Humility (3:1-2)
- The Focused Theme: Decisive Influence of the Tongue (3:2-5)
- The Specific Dangers of the Tongue (3:5-12)
- Spirituality from God (3:13-4:12)
- Patience Until the Lord's Coming (4:13-5:11)
- The Encompassing Instructions (5:12-20)
- Appendix on the Task of Biblical Interpretation: How Can We Identify the Rich in the Epistle of James?
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