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James 1:3

Jun 3, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James (epistles), James (written), Writings  //  4 Comments

Monday, 3 June 2019

…knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. James 1:3

James began the general content of his letter with the previous verse. This verse finishes the thought. Together, they read –

“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.”

James equates “various trials” with “the testing of your faith.” Understanding this he states it in such a way that we are to learn a lesson from it.Read the rest

James 1:2

Jun 2, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James (epistles), James (written), Writings  //  5 Comments

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

James 1:1

Jun 1, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (epistles), James (written), Writings  //  8 Comments

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

The Book of James; An Introduction

May 31, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (epistles), James (written), Writings  //  8 Comments

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