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
Ruins. (1.) A town on the north bank of the Arnon (Deut. 4:48; “Judg. 11:26; 2 Kings 10:33), the southern boundary of the” “kingdom of Sihon (Josh. 12:2). It is now called Arair, 13 miles” west of the Dead Sea. “(2.) One of the towns built by the tribe of Gad (Num. 32:34) “before Rabbah (Josh. 13:25), the Ammonite capital. It was” famous in the history of Jephthah (Judg. 11:33) and of David (2 Sam. 24:5). (Comp. Isa. 17:2; 2 Kings 15:29.) “(3.) A city in the south of Judah, 12 miles south-east of “Beersheba, to which David sent presents after recovering the” “spoil from the Amalekites at Ziklag (1 Sam. 30:26, 28). It was” the native city of two of David’s warriors (1 Chr. 11:44). It is now called Ar’arah.
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