The psalmist asked, why do the wicked prosper while the good suffer? In his first letter, the Apostle Peter answers that question.
John wrote to clarify the differences between the genuine gospel as revealed by Jesus to the apostles and the heretical versions of the gospel spreading in the early church.
Is “truth” as the world defines it, really truth at all? Is freedom as the world defines it, really freedom at all? And who will help me know the me I am free to be?
Who are you God? We will answer that question in deeper ways this semester. God has chosen to reveal Himself to us in astounding ways and let us catch glimpses of His glory.
If I could sum up James, in one verse, it would be Luke 6:46: “Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you?” The central question of the book of James is are you living what you claim to believe.