Category Archives: James

Resolved…

I have said from time to time that reading good books and using good commentaries means never having to come up with an original blog post. Why, one might ask, would it be any different with ‘New Year’s Resolutions?’ A … Continue reading

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The people you stop following…

Last night during our Bible Study on the book of James we discussed (well…I talked about) intentionality and sin. A little earlier I had taught a logic class of sorts, and read the following from Proverbs: Keep your heart with all … Continue reading

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Carnal Christians…

Thomas Manton on James 2:19… You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble! “…a carnal Christian is in as great danger as a pagan, or idolator or heretic; for though his judgment be … Continue reading

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He says he has faith…

Thomas Manton on James 2:14… What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? “If a man say he hath faith.- Say, that is the boast of it … Continue reading

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Heirs…

Thomas Manton on James 2:5… Listen, my beloved brethren: Has God not chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him? “All God’s people are … Continue reading

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An excellent exchange…

Thomas Manton on James 1:3… …knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. “…it is an excellent exchange to part with outward comforts for inward graces. Fiery trials are nothing if you gain patience. Sickness with patience, is better … Continue reading

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Satan hath a spite…

Thomas Manton on James 1:3… …knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. “From that, your faith. The chief grace which is tried in persecution is faith; so in 1 Peter i. 7, ‘That the trial of your faith, … Continue reading

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