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
“One of the most ancient cities of Assyria. “Out of that land he” “[i.e., Nimrod] went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh,” “Rehoboth-Ir, and Calah, and Resen” (Gen. 10:11, R.V.). Its site” is now marked probably by the Nimrud ruins on the left bank of “the Tigris. These cover an area of about 1,000 acres, and are” second only in size and importance to the mass of ruins opposite “Mosul. This city was at one time the capital of the empire, and” was the residence of Sardanapalus and his successors down to the “time of Sargon, who built a new capital, the modern Khorsabad.” It has been conjectured that these four cities mentioned in Gen. 10:11 were afterwards all united into one and called Nineveh (q.v.).
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