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
“(Heb. ‘armon; i.e., “naked”), mentioned in connection with” Jacob’s artifice regarding the cattle (Gen. 30:37). It is one of “the trees of which, because of its strength and beauty, the” “Assyrian empire is likened (Ezek. 31:8; R.V., “plane trees”). It” is probably the Oriental plane tree (Platanus orientalis) that is intended. It is a characteristic of this tree that it “annually sheds its outer bark, becomes “naked.” The chestnut” tree proper is not a native of Palestine.
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