Those famous words from The Lord's Prayer, Matthew 6:13: And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. I find puzzling. Why would anyone ask God not to lead is into ...
James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. Paul identifies one James as the brother of Jesus (Galatians 1.19; cf. Mark 6.3). He ...
James, when making the argument that faith without works is dead, makes this statement: James 2:18-19 (ESV) 18 But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith ...
In his book, The Jesus Dynasty, James Tabor asserts that James and Jude, which he takes to written by Jesus' brothers, use the term κύριος to mean something like "master". It was a sign of honor for ...
I don't mean by my question that I'm looking to identify a particular individual. I'm just confused by the statement made there. James begins this section in verse 14: "What good is it, my brothers, ...
Is "the rich" in this passage also a "brother" like the lowly? James 1:9-10 (ESV) Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation, and the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the ...
A question was raised in one of my answers asking this question. I thought it deserved its own treatment. So, here it is for your consideration: In James, we read: James 1:9 (ASV) But let the ...
What does "purify your hearts" in James 4:8 mean?: Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded Is it a kind of ...