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The Book of James

Shows our need for the Holy Spirit similar to how the Law shows us our need for a savior.
shows us our need for a savior.
James would die in 62 or 65 AD as a martyr by stoning.

James: the half brother of Jesus

I have an older brother
James did not alway believe in Jesus
John 7:4–5 NASB95
“For no one does anything in secret when he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.” For not even His brothers were believing in Him.
John 7:3–5 NASB95
Therefore His brothers said to Him, “Leave here and go into Judea, so that Your disciples also may see Your works which You are doing. “For no one does anything in secret when he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.” For not even His brothers were believing in Him.
John 7:5 NASB95
For not even His brothers were believing in Him.
1 Corinthians 15:6–7 NASB95
After that He appeared to more than five hundred brethren at one time, most of whom remain until now, but some have fallen asleep; then He appeared to James, then to all the apostles;
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John
James 7:4-5
1 Corinthians 15:7 NASB95
then He appeared to James, then to all the apostles;
James 7:4-5
James is also mentioned as one in the upper room with the other disciples in
James 1:1 NASB95
James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad: Greetings.
1 Corinthians
James
James 1:2–4 NASB95
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
James 1:2
Eric Liddell was the 1924 Olympic 400 m gold winner with a time of 47.9
“You will know as much of God, and only as much of God, as you are willing to put into practice.”
James 1:5–8 NASB95
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him. But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind. For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord, being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.
James 1:5-
God will provide
James 1:12 NASB95
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

“It has been a wonderful experience to compete in the Olympic Games and to bring home a gold medal. But since I have been a young lad, I have had my eyes on a different prize. You see, each one of us is in a greater race than any I have run in Paris, and this race ends when God gives out the medals.” - Eric Liddell

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