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
“Occurs only in Amos 5:26 (R.V. marg., “shrine”). The LXX.” “translated the word by Rhephan, which became corrupted into” “Remphan, as used by Stephen (Acts 7:43; but R.V., “Rephan”).” Probably the planet Saturn is intended by the name. Astrologers “represented this planet as baleful in its influences, and hence” “the Phoenicians offered to it human sacrifices, especially” children.
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