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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The epistle of James with the innerwheels of the other books

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Notice how the book of James being the 59th Book and in the 15th Spoke has a few repetitive words and themes in common with the Spoke 15 of the innerwheels of other books, in other words the 15th chapters as well as the increments of 22s according to the 22 letters of the Hebrew Alphabet, such as Genesis 37 (15+22). Even though I'll go into details later, here's an overview of a certain words and themes I've found:

James and The Innerwheels of The Other Books: Overview
James 1
1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.
2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
3 Knowing [this], that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
13 Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:
14 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
16 Do not err, my beloved brethren.
19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

James 2
1 My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, [the Lord] of glory, with respect of persons.
5 Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?
14 What [doth it] profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?

James 3
1 My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.
10 Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.
12 Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so [can] no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.


James 4
5 Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?

11 Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of [his] brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.

James 5
7 Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.
9 Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door.
10 Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.
12 But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and [your] nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
19 Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him;
Genesis 37
16 And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed [their flocks].
11 And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.

Acts 15
7 And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men [and] brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
10 Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
13 And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Men [and] brethren, hearken unto me:

1Corinthians 15
1 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
7 After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles.


Genesis has 50 chapters and the Hebrew Alphabet can make 2 full cycles plus a remainder of 6 chapters. Therefore Genesis 37 in notation is written 152. Despite my effort in explaining the math that many still won't understand I thought this would be a good example.

Note that Jacob and James are the same name. James is the half brother of Jesus Christ as Joseph was the half brother of the other sons of Jacob, except Benjamin. In both columns there is a mention of the word brother or brethren. Joseph had a habit of telling his brothers' evil reports whereas James forbids doing such a thing or rather maybe not telling the whole truth thus making someone look bad. After an increasing hatred against Joseph the brothers are moved with envy which James explains that every man has the spirit of envy.

James and Genesis 37
James 1
1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.

James 4
5 Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?
11 Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of [his] brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
Genesis 37
1 And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan.
2 These [are] the generations of Jacob. Joseph, [being] seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and the lad [was] with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father's wives: and Joseph brought unto his father their evil report.
11 And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.
16 And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed [their flocks].

Once again in the 15th epistle and the 15th chapter of Acts brethren is mentioned. Also tempting God is within the subject. James wrote the 15th epistle and the first time it seems in Acts the apostles wrote an epistle was in this chapter 15. The 15th letter of the Hebrew Alphabet is Samech from which comes the word Sopher meaning scribe or writer.Some commentators have had the impression that James in his epistle puts on the yoke of the Old Testament practices. We see in Acts 15 that James is not like that at all.

James and Acts 15
James 1
1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.
2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
3 Knowing [this], that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
13 Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:
14 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
16 Do not err, my beloved brethren.
19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
Acts 15
7 And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men [and] brethren, ye know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
10 Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
13 And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Men [and] brethren, hearken unto me:
23 And they wrote [letters] by them after this manner; The apostles and elders and brethren [send] greeting unto the brethren which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia:

Once again James is mentioned as well as the word brethren in the 15th chapter of 1Corinthians as well as the 15th epistle.

James and 1Corinthians 15
James 1
1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.
2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
1Corinthians 15
1 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
7 After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles.

Looking further into the long chapter 15 of 1Corinthians we find another things in common with the 15th epistle: firstfruits. It's not a key link. There might be something more to this.

Firstfruits
James 1
18 Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
1Corinthians 15
20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, [and] become the firstfruits of them that slept.
23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.

Vain is not a keylink as you'll see many results outside of James and 1Corinthians 15. But adding the word faith it narrows down to 4 results/verses which the one excluded below is 1Thessalonians 3:5.

James 1
26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion [is] vain.
James 2
20 But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
James 2
5 Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?
1Corinthians 15
2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
10 But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which [was bestowed] upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
14 And if Christ be not risen, then [is] our preaching vain, and your faith [is] also vain.
17 And if Christ be not raised, your faith [is] vain; ye are yet in your sins.
58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.



The 15th Epistle and the 15th Spoke of the Innerwheel of Genesis
James 2
14 What [doth it] profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?
15 If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,
16 And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be [ye] warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what [doth it] profit?
Genesis 37
26 And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit [is it] if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?



The 15th Epistle and the 15th Chapter of Matthew
James 3
5 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!
6 And the tongue [is] a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
Matthew 15
11 Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
18 But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man.
19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
20 These are [the things] which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.



James and Romans 15
James 1
1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.
2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
3 Knowing [this], that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
Romans 15
14 And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.
15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God,



James 1
15 Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.
Job 15
35 They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.

Isaiah 59
4 None calleth for justice, nor [any] pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
5 They hatch cockatrice' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper.



James 1
26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion [is] vain. 
27 Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, [and] to keep himself unspotted from the world.
Isaiah 59
3 For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.
4 None calleth for justice, nor [any] pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.



James 2
7 Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?
Acts 15
17 That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things.



James 2
10 For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one [point], he is guilty of all.
Acts 15
24 Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain which went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, saying, [Ye must] be circumcised, and keep the law: to whom we gave no [such] commandment:



James 2
23 And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
Genesis 15
6 And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.


John 15
13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
15 Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.



James 3
6 And the tongue [is] a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
Isaiah 59
3 For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.



James 3
18 And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.
Genesis 15
15 And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.

Isaiah 59
8 The way of peace they know not; and [there is] no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth therein shall not know peace.



James 4
4 Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
John 15
13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
15 Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.
16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and [that] your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
17 These things I command you, that ye love one another.
18 If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before [it hated] you.
19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.



James 4
8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse [your] hands, [ye] sinners; and purify [your] hearts, [ye] double minded.
Matthew 15
18 But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man.
19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:
20 These are [the things] which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.



James 5
6 Ye have condemned [and] killed the just; [and] he doth not resist you.
Isaiah 59
15 Yea, truth faileth; and he [that] departeth from evil maketh himself a prey: and the LORD saw [it], and it displeased him that [there was] no judgment.



James 5
7 Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.
John 15
1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.



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