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
“Fortress of Chemosh, a city on the west bank of the Euphrates” “(Jer. 46:2; 2 Chr. 35:20), not, as was once supposed, the” “Circesium at the confluence of the Chebar and the Euphrates, but” “a city considerably higher up the river, and commanding the” ordinary passage of the Euphrates; probably identical with Hierapolis. It was the capital of the kingdom of the northern “Hittites. The Babylonian army, under Nebuchadnezzar, the son of” “Nabopolassar, here met and conquered the army of Pharaoh-necho,” king of Egypt (B.C. 607). It is mentioned in monuments in B.C. 1600 and down to B.C. 717.
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