Question: Was James written before Acts? Answer: In order to date any book, we must consider what we know about the author and the clues that might date the book. Author The author of the book of James is debated as there are several James in the Bible. The name “James” derived from the Greek…

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Question: Before I start, I changed Bibles. The one I was using was one that has been in my collection of books for a long time, and it’s from the church I used to go to. The one I have now is supposed to be the most accurate. It is a little confusing because of…

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Question: James 3 seems to be talking about keeping our mouth under control and not to boast about everything we can do. What is it that comes from your mouth and corrupts the whole body? To speak good things and bad things is wrong. It has to be one way. It also compares the earthly wisdom (which…

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Question: Alright, I read the two links you had for me, and they cleared a lot up.  I read the second chapter and by what I can understand, the first part talks about following the law completely, and not just following one and leaving the other, because even if you follow all but one, you are…

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Question: I read the first chapter, it was only a page so I hope its the right one.  I think I got most of it. It talks about being joyful for the trials because they give you patience. the more you face things the easier it gets?  Then it says that if you ask God…

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Question: Can you list the different James’s in the New Testament and the Scriptures where they are found? Answer: There is James, the brother of John, the sons of Zebedee (Matthew 4:21). There is James, the brother of Jude (sometimes called Joses), the sons of Alphaeus (Matthew 10:3). There is a James who was half-brother…

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Text: II Corinthians 11:1-15   I.         I Corinthians 12:28-29; Ephesians 4:11-13             A.        The world contains many strange ideas regarding apostles.             B.        The Mormons and some other denominations claim their organization is more truly like the first century church because they have apostles.             C.        I have had some strong discussions with men who claim the title of Apostle II.        The Apostles…

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