The Message of James: The Bible Speaks Today [BST]   -     Edited By: John Stott
    By: J.A. Motyer
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The Message of James: The Bible Speaks Today [BST]

Edited By: John Stott
Inter-Varsity Press / 1985 / Paperback

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This book powerfully brings out James' memorable themes--the link between enduring trials and maturity; the questions of perfection; the good gifts of God; faith, works and Christian concern in a world of human need; the implications of careless and evil words; the meaning of war; the church and healing; confession of sin; and the need for active purity of life.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 214
Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press
Publication Date: 1985
Dimensions: 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0877842922
ISBN-13: 9780877842927
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Series: Bible Speaks Today

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As a good communicator, James addressed his readers directly and pointedly with vivid images from ordinary life and attention-gripping statements. This rich exposition brings James's letter to life for today's reader. Alec Motyer is himself gripped by James's energy and concern for practical Christianity.The letter shows how a genuine faith is a tested faith, how encounter with difficulties is an essential part of the growth to Christian maturity this book powerfully brings out James's memorable themes--the link between enduring trials and maturity; the question of perfection; the good gifts of God; faith, works and Christian concern in a world of human need; the implications of careless and evil words; the meaning of war; the church and healing; confession of sin; and the need for active purity in life.

Author Bio

J. Alec Motyer (M.A., B.D., D.D.) was formerly principal of Trinity College in Bristol, England. He has extensive experience in parish ministry and is well known as a Bible expositor. He is author of and he is Old Testament editor of IVP's commentary series, The Bible Speaks Today. He has written several volumes in that series.

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