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Traveling into the yonder...

Did you read yesterday's post?  Yesterday we stopped at a rest area.  Today, we are getting back into the van and heading into James-land and if you didn't get a chance to read it yet, we will read it together. 

I am not a commentary, I don't like it when we have to ask "what do you think they meant by that", or pull every single word out and try to figure it out.  For me, I have to take bite size pieces and chew on it for a bit, whether I agree with it or not, as it is written so shall it be. 

So, let's take a peak at James.  We will talk about the first chapter today as we meander our way around some bends in the road, some alley ways, some really neat sights.  I will be using some other sites for help on the questions too. So, buckle up...

1 [a]James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve [Hebrew] tribes [scattered abroad among the Gentiles] in the dispersion: Greetings (rejoice)!

Who is James?
James was a disciple of Jesus; broth…