James: A Call to Action
The book of James is a direct, straightforward call for believers in Jesus to demonstrate our faith. Like most “books” in the New Testament, James is actually a letter (epistle) written by the Apostle James, who was the leader of the church in Jerusalem and also the brother of Jesus (Matthew 13:55). This James is not to be confused with either of Jesus’ two disciples (James the son of Zebedee and James the son of Alphaeus). Historical data indicate that James did not believe Jesus was anything more than a mere human,… Read More
Exercise Your Faith!
Her husband had died, leaving her mourning, raising two sons, and deeply in debt. In that day her sons could be taken away as salves to pay back the debt of their father. She had come to the end of both her resources and her hope. A prophet named Elisha gave her what seemed to be strange instructions, but a closer look reveals why it was such good advice. He said: “Go outside, borrow vessels from all your neighbors, empty vessels and not too few.” 2 Kings 4:3 ESV In essence, the… Read More