Scripture teaches that “faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone” (Jas. 2:17). The epistle of James generates much thinking and discussion regarding works and salvation. An elderly missionary said, I did not receive
We live in a culture that is deteriorating partly because of its loss of a moral standard. Since its inception, Christianity has provided a true moral standard by promoting and being committed to the biblical
The entry this week focuses on the trials and afflictions of believers. Often these times turn out to be blessings in disguise. In the very beginning of his epistle, James described his relationship to the
“Satan is styled the “accuser of the brethren” (Rev. 12:10. Comp.” “Job 1:6; Zech. 3:1), as seeking to uphold his influence among” “men by bringing false charges against Christians, with the view” of weakening their influence and injuring the cause with which they are identified. He was regarded by the Jews as the accuser “of men before God, laying to their charge the violations of the” “law of which they were guilty, and demanding their punishment.” “The same Greek word, rendered “accuser,” is found in John 8:10″ “(but omitted in the Revised Version); Acts 23:30, 35; 24:8;” “25:16, 18, in all of which places it is used of one who brings a” charge against another.
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