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
“Is used to denote Proconsular Asia, a Roman province which” “embraced the western parts of Asia Minor, and of which Ephesus” “was the capital, in Acts 2:9; 6:9; 16:6; 19:10, 22; 20:4, 16,” “18, etc., and probably Asia Minor in Acts 19:26, 27; 21:27;” 24:18; 27:2. Proconsular Asia contained the seven churches of “the Apocalypse (Rev. 1:11). The “chiefs of Asia” (Acts 19:31)” were certain wealthy citizens who were annually elected to preside over the games and religious festivals of the several “cities to which they belonged. Some of these “Asiarchs” were” Paul’s friends.
Definition of Asia: “muddy; boggy”
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