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James 5:16b

Read Introduction to James   “Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.”   and pray for one another, Not only should Christians confess sin...

James 5:16

Read Introduction to James   “Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.”   Verse sixteen springs from verse fifteen.  Confess The word...

James 5:15b

Read Introduction to James   “And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.”   and the Lord will raise him up. The context appears to teach that James has both spiritual and...

James 5:15

Read Introduction to James   “And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.”    And the prayer of faith The Greek has a definite article before the word “faith,” making it refer...

James 5:14b

Read Introduction to James   “Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.”   anointing him with oil The question about “anointing” here is whether this is...

James 5:14

Read Introduction to James   “Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.”   James now turns to a special case of a believer who fell sick due to protracted...