James, a Servant (James 1)

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James is the book in the Bible known for being hated by Martin Luther, who wanted the book removed. Mostly because of the famous (infamous) passage about how “faith without works is dead.”

For a Reformer who spent his life fighting against the idea of working for salvation, this verse didn’t sit well, although taken in context, it still doesn’t mean that we should try to earn our salvation, but rather that working well is an indication that we HAVE been saved.

The distinction is subtle, but it’s there!

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James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,
a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,

To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations:
Greetings,
From…

(Repeat)

Related Bible Verse(s)

James 1:1

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations: Greetings.

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