The election of Yaakov as leader of the early assembly that’s missing from Scripture as we have it, is the real event behind the election of the Twelfth Apostle (Matthias) to succeed Judas the Assassin-‘Yahudah Sicarrii’ or ‘Judas Iscariot’ in his office as ‘Episcopate.’
If the real Jews had all returned in 520 BCE in the days of Ezra, as sacred history espouses then James would be addressing nine tribes still in dispersion, but recorded history reveals twelve tribes were still scattered outside Judea mid First Century!
The way the rich were treating the community of faith was the same way that S.a.tan is ruling over his subjects – exploitation of the poor and needy – today they’re exploited with government handouts procuring their vote for the democratic party of dependance.
A bit is a small piece of metal placed in a horses mouth, the proper place of control. Put the bit somewhere else in the body and you have no control, its placement is key or else you gain no leverage over sin! Placed correctly you can master the whole body!
James 4:11 “Speak not evil one of another, Yisraelite brothers. He that speaks evil of his brother, and judges his brother, speaks evil of the Torah, and judges the Torah: But if you judge Torah, you are not a doer of the Torah, but a judges of it.
The institutionalized church and Hebrew roots movement have two opposing views when in comes to James Chapter 5, but both of them miss the Melchizedek covenantal harmony that lies beneath the surface.