A wonderfully busy week behind us and a fantastically exciting update. We hope it will bless you!
I admit that I had no idea what this passage was about until I sat down on 25 March and did the study. Glad I did.
If anybody here is old enough to remember Johnny Horton, or at least his music, he was a singer during the 1950s who did some great tunes, a couple of which were about wars.… Read the rest
Sunday, 2 June 2019
My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, James 1:2
James immediately further defines “the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad” that he just referred to by saying, “My brethren.” Though a Jew may consider all Jews in this category, he is certainly referring to Jewish believers in Christ here.… Read the rest
Saturday, 1 June 2019
James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,
To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad:
Greetings. James 1:1
In his opening words, James (the Lord’s brother and the early leader of the church) identifies himself. In Greek, the name is Iakóbos, or “Jacob.” Somewhere along the line, the name “James” was used instead of Jacob, and that has continued on since that time.… Read the rest
Friday, 31 May 2019
The Book of James; an Introduction
The book of James is the 59th book of the Bible, and it is comprised of 5 chapters of 108 verses. Therefore, a verse-per-day evaluation of James will take a bit over three months to complete.
James is believed to be the Lord’s half-brother; born of Mary and Joseph.… Read the rest