The Message of James (Bible Speaks Today)
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  • 214 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: October 1985
  • ISBN: SMOTYEJAMESSAGEOFJAMES9780877842927

The Message of James (Bible Speaks Today)

Motyer, J. Alec

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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.

About the Author

J. Alec Motyer 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 The Prophecy of Isaiah, and he is Old Testament editor for this series and has written several volumes in the series.

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Publisher's Description

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.

About the Author

J. Alec Motyer 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 The Prophecy of Isaiah, and he is Old Testament editor for this series and has written several volumes in the series.

  • Cover Type:
  • 214 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: October 1985
  • ISBN: SMOTYEJAMESSAGEOFJAMES9780877842927