Yaakov Tzadik, or James the Just: Brother of Messiah, Zealot Leader, and Episcopate of the Jerusalem Assembly. Is this epistle simply an unpacking of Christology, or a guide for practical living among the Melchizedek priesthood? Join us, as we delve into the text itself and the history of it’s author; Yaakov/James!
What is the “law of liberty”? Yaakov/James leads us down a path of not only receiving the Word of יהוה/Yahuwah but putting it into active obedience and practice. Yisrael/Isreal was freed from bondage and given the Book of the Covenant.
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.