Theological in nature
'The Answer that Reverberates'
Can you hear it? Does it shout at you? Does it get lost in the background noise of your life? Is it---uhh---sorry???? Ohhhhh, yeah. Sorry, I should remind you. At the close of the last part, I simply quoted James question in chapter 3: "13 Who is wise and understanding among you?..." It could sound a little sarcastic if just left alone, or maybe just draw some puzzled looks, but he follows it with a challenge, '...Let them show it by their good life,
'A Beautiful....the Sequel'
Across my teaching in the letter of James, I have taught three important things: 1)The unity of the letter of James, and 2)The unity of the letter of James, and 3)The unity of the letter of James. There are several lines of thought running all the way through the book that give it a unified message. What has happened is that modern Evangelical Theology has torn it apart to accommodate the 'Faith Alone' doctrine that is so prevalent in evangelical theology.
'A Beautiful Mind'
The american mathematician John Nash had that intuitive feel for mathematics that allowed him to see it as part of life, as a whole that spoke to him in clear syllables of understanding. Like all mathematicians, he saw the rules as a fluent river that rolled by showing all that swam in it's lively currents and streams. Nash, however, suffered from Schizophrenia Paranoia that made it hard, at times, to relate to life normally. There were times when he was sure
The following passages below from John 12 and Revelation 12 are explicit in their indication that Satan's destiny has already been set.
What destiny is that?
Well, Satan is going to be put in the Lake of Fire as punishment for all of his deception generally--and specifically because the Kingdom of God HAS COME already in the first century:
27“Now My soul has become troubled; and what shall I say, ‘Father, save Me from this hour’? But
'Small Beginnings, Huge Results'
For the last two entries I have drawn the line connecting the 'Tongue of the Teacher' to the rest of the Letter and out into the rest of the New Testament writings. The teacher, as a purveyor of truth exhibits something that Christ told His followers years before this Epistle.
Matt. 7: 15 “Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize