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
“(Heb. shebo), a precious stone in the breast-plate of the high” “priest (Ex. 28:19; 39:12), the second in the third row. This may” “be the agate properly so called, a semi-transparent crystallized” “quartz, probably brought from Sheba, whence its name. In Isa.” “54:12 and Ezek. 27:16, this word is the rendering of the Hebrew” “cadcod, which means “ruddy,” and denotes a variety of minutely” crystalline silica more or less in bands of different tints. “This word is from the Greek name of a stone found in the river Achates in Sicily.
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