Title: "Background & Greeting"
Text: James 1:1
Main Idea: The Background and Greeting of the Book of James.
I. Background and Greeting (vs. 1)
-James, Son of Joseph, the Half-Brother of Jesus
-The Middle to Late A.D. 40s
-Written in Jerusalem to Jewish Christians outside Jerusalem
-To Encourage and Challenge Christians who were Scattered Abroad
-Genuine Christian Faith is Practically Lived out in Actions
-A General Letter of Teachings with Proverbial Wisdom