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The Message of James

The Message of James

by J. Alec Motyer
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877842927
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
10/08/1985
Series:
The Bible Speaks Today Series
Pages:
214
Sales rank:
1,243,108
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

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 The Prophecy of Isaiah, 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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