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
A treaty or confederacy. The Jews were forbidden to enter into “an alliance of any kind (1) with the Canaanites (Ex. 23:32, 33;” “34:12-16); (2) with the Amalekites (Ex. 17:8, 14; Deut.” “25:17-19); (3) with the Moabites and Ammonites (Deut. 2:9, 19).” Treaties were permitted to be entered into with all other nations. Thus David maintained friendly intercourse with the “kings of Tyre and Hamath, and Solomon with the kings of Tyre and” Egypt.
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