Posts tagged James
Can A Congregation Help Orphans Collectively Or Only Individually?

Yes, a congregation can help orphans collectively as well as individually.

Some make the claim that Christians as individuals can help orphans, but the church as a whole cannot. Such a position is binding where God has not bound. The church or individual Christians helping needy orphans is a matter of opinion or expediency and NOT a matter of faith worthy of disfellowship.

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Joey FerrellJames, Widow, Orphan, Expediency
What Does James 4:5 Mean?

This text is difficult and needs to be handled carefully. As one can see from the variety of translations mentioned above, it is difficult to translate from Greek into English. There are certain questions that arise when trying to understand this text:

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