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
“Son of the foregoing, was born at Rome, A.D. 27. He was the” brother of Bernice and Drusilla. The Emperor Claudius (A.D. 48) invested him with the office of superintendent of the Temple of “Jerusalem, and made him governor (A.D. 50) of Chalcis. He was” “afterwards raised to the rank of king, and made governor over” “the tetrarchy of Philip and Lysanias (Acts 25:13; 26:2, 7). It” was before him that Paul delivered (A.D. 59) his speech recorded in Acts 26. His private life was very profligate. He died (the “last of his race) at Rome, at the age of about seventy years,” A.D. 100.
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