Grow to Know God in the Book of James

The Apostle James, Jesus’ half-brother who was one of the leaders of the early church, wrote his book to his fellow Jews. They were converted Christians. James’ letter is an example of wisdom literature, that is, instructions for the Jewish Christians’ and our lives in knowing Jesus better.     The seven lights of the Jewish Menorah light up Jewish synagogues to this day. However, Jesus is the Light of the world. James begins with his teachings about the advantages of …

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