An Exegesis of Teaching About Christian Maturity in James 1:1-15

Keywords: Maturity, Wisdom, Trials

Abstract

When you experience a new birth, you will not automatically experience spiritual maturity. To achieve the journey to spiritual maturity requires a process. There is wisdom that will be the measure.James 3:13-18 offer an answer. James describes that wisdom from above is pure, peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy, good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy, righteousness, and peace. Wisdom, in the book of James, benefits individual and community (chapter 1 and 3). With wisdom will go through the various struggles of life.

 

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Adam, A. K. M. (2013). James : a handbook on the greek text (Ser. Baylor handbook on the greek new testament). Baylor University Press.

Bauer, Walter, and William F Arndt. 2000. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. Edited by Frederick W Danker Third ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Bulletin. 2021;51(1):24-32. doi:10.1177/0146107920980932 McKay, K. L. 1994. A New Syntax of the Verb in New Testament Greek: An Aspectual Approach. Studies in Biblical Greek, Vol. 5. New York: Peter Lang.

Chia, Philip. 2021. Greek Review. Yogyakarta: Stiletto Indie Book.

Chia, Philip. 2021. Siapakah Yesus. Yogyakarta: Stiletto Indie Book.

Chia, P. S., & Juanda, J. (2020). An Exegesis Paper On Ignatius To Ephesians 18-19. Theological Journal Kerugma, 3(2), 33-41.

Eveline, S., & Chia, P. S. (2023). A Biblical Response to Jehovah Witness in Surabaya, Indonesia. Pharos Journal of Theology, 104(1). Doi: https://doi.org/10.46222/pharosjot.10421

Robertson, A. T. 1934. A Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research [4Th ed.] ed. Nashville: Broadman Press.

Smyth, Herbert Weir, and Gordon M Messing. 1984. Greek Grammar Rev ed. Cambridge, (Mass.): Harvard University Press.

Varner, W. C. (2010). The book of James a New Perspective : a linguistic commentary applying discourse analysis. Kress Biblical Resources.

Vlachos, C. A. (2013). James : exegetical guide to the greek new testament (Ser. Exegetical guide to the greek new testament). B & H Academic.

Young, Richard A. Intermediate New Testament Greek. Nashville: Broadman & Holman,1994.

Wallace, Daniel B. 1996. Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament: With Scripture, Subject, and Greek Word Indexes. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan.
Published
2023-04-11
How to Cite
Chia, P., & Eveline, S. (2023). An Exegesis of Teaching About Christian Maturity in James 1:1-15. Journal Didaskalia, 6(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.33856/didaskalia.v6i1.295

PlumX Metrics