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
My Lord is Jehovah. (1.) The fourth son of David (2 Sam. 3:4). “After the death of his elder brothers, Amnon and Absalom, he” “became heir-apparent to the throne. But Solomon, a younger” “brother, was preferred to him. Adonijah, however, when his” “father was dying, caused himself to be proclaimed king. But” Nathan and Bathsheba induced David to give orders that Solomon should at once be proclaimed and admitted to the throne. “Adonijah fled and took refuge at the altar, and received pardon” for his conduct from Solomon on the condition that he showed “himself “a worthy man” (1 Kings 1:5-53). He afterwards made a” “second attempt to gain the throne, but was seized and put to” death (1 Kings 2:13-25). “(2.) A Levite sent with the princes to teach the book of the law to the inhabitants of Judah (2 Chr. 17:8). “(3.) One of the “chiefs of the people” after the Captivity (Neh. 10:16).
Definition of Adonijah: “the Lord is my master”
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