The Testament Books Of The Bible Essay

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When we think of the prophetic books of The Bible, James is not one that tops the list.
Of all the books of scripture, the book of James is one of the plainest written of all the New Testament books. It lacks the deep theology of Romans; the typology of Hebrews; or the symbolism of Revelation. What you see is what you get. James is to the soul, what vegetables are to the body; food for the Christian who puts faith into practice. That said, my desire is not to reinterpret what the text says or limit the universal scope of the text, but to read James from a particular perspective without nullifying its general application to all saints throughout church age. As are all the books of The Bible, James is for ALL Christians; as we are all one in Christ Jesus.

This oneness is taught by the Apostle Paul in Galatians 3:28: “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Yet, some in the church, especially within Reformed circles, error as they stretching this passage beyond what the context allows; completely nullifying any distinctions between Jews and Gentiles in God’s plan of redemption.
The context in Gal 3:28 is justification through faith to both Jew and Gentile — equally. Faith is mentioned fourteen times in this chapter. In this present dispensation, all, whether Jew or Gentile, are saved the same way — by faith in Jesus Christ. This lack of distinction is in regards to
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