James (book of)

Detailed outline of the Book (Letter of) of James

Greetings (1:1) Trials and Temptations (1:2–18) The Testing of Faith (1:2–12) The Source of Temptation (1:13–18) Listening and Doing (1:19–27) Favoritism Forbidden (2:1–13) Faith and Deeds (2:14–26) Taming the Tongue (3:1–12) Two Kinds of Wisdom (3:13–18) Warning against Worldliness (ch. 4) Quarrelsomeness (4:1–3) Spiritual Unfaithfulness (4:4) Pride (4:5–10) Slander (4:11–12) Boasting (4:13–17) Warning to

James

James Salutation 1:1 From James, a slave of God and the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes dispersed abroad. Greetings! Joy in Trials 1:2 My brothers and sisters, consider it nothing but joy when you fall into all sorts of trials, 1:3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance. 1:4 And let endurance have

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – James – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE GENERAL EPISTLE OF JAMES Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION This is called by Eusebius ([Ecclesiastical History, 2.23], about the year 330 A.D.) the first of the Catholic Epistles, that is, the Epistles intended for general circulation, as distinguished from Paul's Epistles, which were addressed to particular churches or individuals. In the oldest manuscripts of the