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
“House of fish. (1.) A town in Galilee, on the west side of the” “sea of Tiberias, in the “land of Gennesaret.” It was the native” “place of Peter, Andrew, and Philip, and was frequently resorted” to by Jesus (Mark 6:45; John 1:44; 12:21). It is supposed to “have been at the modern `Ain Tabighah, a bay to the north of” Gennesaret. “(2.) A city near which Christ fed 5,000 (Luke 9:10; comp. John “6:17; Matt. 14:15-21), and where the blind man had his sight” “restored (Mark 8:22), on the east side of the lake, two miles up” “the Jordan. It stood within the region of Gaulonitis, and was” “enlarged by Philip the tetrarch, who called it “Julias,” after” “the emperor’s daughter. Or, as some have supposed, there may” “have been but one Bethsaida built on both sides of the lake,” near where the Jordan enters it. Now the ruins et-Tel.
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