Studies in the Epistle of James
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Studies in the Epistle of James

By A. T. Robertson
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Table of Contents
  • Studies in the Epistle of James
  • Preface
  • Preface to Second Edition
  • Contents
  • I James, a Servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ
    • The Brother of the Lord
    • In the Family Circle at Nazareth
    • A Scoffer of Jesus
    • Seeing the Risen Christ
    • In the Upper Room at Pentecost
    • Leadership in the Jerusalem Church
    • The Writing of the Epistle
    • Champion of Paul at the Conference
    • Misuse of the Name of James
    • Befriending Paul on His Last Visit
    • The Story of His Death
  • II To the Twelve Tribes Which Are of the Dispersion
    • Simple Address
    • The Readers
    • The Occasion
    • Character of the Epistle
  • III Joy in Trial
    • Variety in Trials (1:2)
    • The Product of Trial (1:3)
    • Perfection by Patience (1:4)
    • Shortage in Wisdom (1:5)
    • Doubting Prayer (1:6-8)
    • The Democracy of Faith (1:9-11)
  • IV The Way of Temptation
    • Standing the Test (1:12)
    • Blaming God (1:13)
    • Snared by One’s Own Bait (1:14)
    • The Abortion (1:15)
    • God, the Source of Good (1:16 f.)
    • The New Birth (1:18)
  • V The Practice of the Word of God
    • Brilliant Listening (1:19a)
    • Eloquent Silence (1:19b)
    • Dull Anger (1:19c f.)
    • The Rooted Word (1:21)
    • Hearers Only (1:22-24)
    • Real Students of the Word (1:25)
    • Complacent Religiosity (1:26)
    • Unspotted from the World (1:27)
  • VI Class Prejudice
    • Face Value in Religion (2:1)
    • Partiality in Church (2:2-4)
    • Prejudice Against the Poor (2:5-7)
    • The Royal Law (2:8 f.)
    • Stumbling in One Point (2:10 f.)
    • A Law of Liberty (2:12 f.)
  • VII The Appeal to Life
    • The Standpoint of James
    • Not Pious Pretense (2:14-17)
    • Not Mere Intellectual Assent (2:18-19)
    • The Obedient Trust of Abraham (2:20-24)
    • The Case of Rahab (2:25)
    • The Union of Faith and Works (2:26)
  • VIII The Tongues of Teachers
    • An Oversupply of Teachers (3:1a)
    • The Peril of Teachers (3:1b)
    • The Test of Perfection (3:2a)
    • The Bridle and the Horse (3:2b-3)
    • The Rudder and the Ship (3:4)
    • The Fire and the Forest (3:5 f.)
    • Taming of Wild Beasts (3:7 f.)
    • Sweet and Bitter Water (3:9-11)
    • The Vine and the Fig Tree (3:12)
  • IX The True Wise Man
    • The Call for the Wise Man (3:13a)
    • The Proof of the Wise Man (3:13b)
    • The Disproof of the Wise Man (3:14)
    • The Wisdom from Below (3:15 f.)
    • The Wisdom from Above (3:17)
    • The Harvest of Righteousness (3:18)
  • X The Outer and the Inner Life
    • The Origin of War (4:1-2a)
    • Asking Amiss (4:2b-3)
    • The Friendship of the World (4:4)
    • The Yearning of the Spirit for Us (4:5 f.)
    • Choice Between God and the Devil (4:7-8a)
    • A Call to Repentance (4:8b-10)
    • Captious Criticism (4:11 f.)
  • XI God and Business
    • Leaving God Out (4:13-15)
    • Conscious Opposition (4:16)
    • Negative Sin (4:17)
    • Tainted Wealth (5:1-3)
    • Wronged Workers (5:4)
    • The Wanton Use of Money (5:5 f.)
  • XII Perseverance and Prayer
    • Patience till the Parousia (5:7 f.)
    • Folly of Recrimination (5:9)
    • Examples of Patience (5:10 f.)
    • Profanity (5:12)
    • Worship and Excitement (5:13)
    • God and Medicine (5:14-18)
    • Rescue Work or Restoring the Erring (5:19 f.)
  • Select Bibliography
  • Footnotes
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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