Day 177: Be patient

James 5:7-12 (AD 48) God didn’t command patience because it seemed, in an abstract way, like a holy thing to be. Verse 7 says, “Be patient, then…” [emphasis mine]. James’s train of logic was, ‘given what I’ve just said, you should be patient’. Christians were being oppressed by selfish and corrupt rich people, and there … More Day 177: Be patient

Day 176: “There is a special place in hell reserved for…”

James 5:1-6 (AD 48) “There is a special place in hell reserved for…” Ever used that phrase? Ever heard it? It’s saying that there are terrible people who deserve hell, but the kind of person who deserves the worst kind of hell is… Some people think there is a special place in hell reserved for … More Day 176: “There is a special place in hell reserved for…”