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
“Millet, the eastern harbour of Corinth, from which it was” “distant about 9 miles east, and the outlet for its trade with” the Asiatic shores of the Mediterranean. When Paul returned from “his second missionary journey to Syria, he sailed from this port” (Acts 18:18). In Rom. 16:1 he speaks as if there were at the time of his writing that epistle an organized church there. The “western harbour of Corinth was Lechaeum, about a mile and a half” from the city. It was the channel of its trade with Italy and the west.
Definition of Cenchrea: “millet; small pulse”
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