First (and always first), the text: What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if people claim to have faith but have no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace;Continue Reading

What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if people claim to have faith but have no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” butContinue Reading

What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if people claim to have faith but have no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” butContinue Reading

What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if people claim to have faith but have no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” butContinue Reading

Since I’ve had many hits on this series, I’m re-posting my exposition of James 2:14-26 titled “Actions Speak Louder Than Words”. This is the first of three posts on the intersection of faith and works. What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if people claim to have faith butContinue Reading

These days intense, sustained periods of reading evade me. I’m either too busy or too tired to read like I used to do for hours or sometimes the entire day. Nevertheless, when possible I’m enjoying chunks of James. Craig L. Blomberg and Mariam J. Kamell have provided a clear, accessible,Continue Reading