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letter of James an introduction and commentary by Douglas J. Moo

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Published by Inter-Varsity Press, Eerdmans in Leicester, England, Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

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  • Bible. N.T. James -- Commentaries.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Douglas J. Moo.
SeriesThe Tyndale New Testament commentaries
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS2785.3 .M65 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2713307M
ISBN 100802800793
LC Control Number86006184

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The Letter of James is one of those no-nonsense New Testament books. James tells it like it is with no holds barred. He doesn't seem concerned that he'll offend someone. He just says it. The book of James is a General Epistle (Apostolic Letter). James the half-brother of Jesus wrote it approximately A.D. It was likely the first New Testament book (letter) to be written. The key personalities of this book are James and Persecuted Christians. James wrote this book to Jewish believers to encourage them to endure and live bold Christian lives. The Letter of James is the first of seven catholic or universal letters of the New Testament of the Bible, along with the First and Second Letters of Peter, the First, Second, and Third Letters of John, and Jude. Book Summary This book is the proverbs of the new testament – a practical Christian guidebook – it portrays Christ as our pattern. James looks at faith from a human perspective – a faith that works – while Paul is looking at faith from God’s perspective, that is a faith in Him.

James 1 New International Version (NIV). 1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations. Greetings. Trials and Temptations. 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, [] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its .   Book of James. Author: The author of this epistle (letter) is James, also called James the Just, who is thought to be the brother of Jesus Christ (Matthew ; Mark ). James was not a believer (John ) until after the resurrection (Acts ; 1 Corinthians ; Galatians ). James New International Version (NIV). 1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations. Greetings. Trials and Temptations. 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, [] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its .   The book of James is a concise, how-to guide on being a Christian. Although some Christians interpret James as proving that good worksplay a role in our salvation, this letter actually says that good works are the fruitof our salvation and will attract non-believers to the : Jack Zavada.

James is the first of the “Catholic” or “general” epistles which gain their name because they lack any specific address 2. Except for 1 Peter and 1 John the Catholic epistles have played more of a part in molding the Christian church than Paul’s letters 3. Letters of William James book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the 4/5. The book of James also contains other verses regarding the basic way of life Jesus expects of a Christian that contradicts what Luther believed. But the one who has looked into the perfect law of freedom, and has continued in it, this one himself has not become a . From the viewpoint of its literary form, James is a letter only in the most conventional sense; it has none of the characteristic features of a real letter except the address. It belongs rather to the genre of parenesis or exhortation and is concerned almost exclusively with ethical conduct.