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Bible Quiz: The Teachings of James

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1) It is thought that the New Testament Letter of James was written by a brother or close relative of Jesus, and may be one of the earliest New Testament books.

Which of these was NOT a thought James expressed about discrimination against the poor?

As believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ, don't show favoritism.

God has chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith.

Love your neighbor as yourself.

If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.

2) What is a Christian's responsibility to the poor, according to James?

Convert them to Christianity.

Supply their food, clothing and other physical needs.

Help them learn to support themselves.

Pray for them.

3) Complete this quote from James: "So faith by itself, if it has no works, _______

is dead.

is far better than works without faith.

is mere hypocrisy.

is still a faith that saves.

4) What do most Christians believe about faith and good works?

We are saved by good works alone. Faith does not matter.

We can be saved by either faith or good works.

We are saved by faith alone, but good works will follow as evidence of that faith.

We are saved by faith alone. Good works do not matter.