“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to … Continue reading Straight from the Word: James 1:2-12
“For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror; for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was. But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by … Continue reading Straight from the Word: James 1:23-25
Justice is a hotly debated topic these days. As Christians, we ought to define justice along biblical lines rather than espouse the culturally acceptable definitions. Justice is used in both the Old and New Testaments to refer to God’s standard of righteousness applied to any given situation. Justice does not always refer to civil law as … Continue reading Straight From the Word: What is Biblical Justice?