What Is The Purpose Of The Book Of James? A Bible Study

by Jack Wellman
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What is the purpose of the Book of James? The Author Scholars have little debate about this book being written by James, and he’s the same James which was the half-brother of Jesus. Even though James is Jesus’ half-brother, he still identifies himself as “James, a servant (lit. “Slave”) of God and of the Lord […]

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Did James Believe In Salvation Through Works?

by Jack Wellman
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Was James teaching about works contrary to the doctrine of being saved apart from works? Salvation by Grace through Faith The truth is most of the world’s religions require you to do things, in particular some amount of “good works” in order to be saved or be reincarnated as something higher and even to enter […]

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What Were The Epistles In The Bible? What Does Epistle Mean?

by Jack Wellman
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What does the word “epistle” mean?  What were the “epistles” anyway and why is the word no longer in use today? The Apostles Wives? I read a survey many years ago that tested the biblical literacy of Christians.  One of the questions was “What were the wives of the apostles called?”  There were multiple choice […]

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The Apostle James Biography, Life and Death

by Jack Wellman
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What can we learn about the Apostle James?  What did his life and death look like? The Apostle James The Apostle James was one of the so-called “Sons of Thunder” and specifically named “James, son of Zebedee” and is sometimes called “James the Greater” because there were at least three other James’ in the early […]

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