Footnotes:

(1) Harold Kushner. How Good Do We Have to Be? (Boston: Little, Brown, 1996), 6-7.

(2) William Barclay. The Daily Study Bible: The Letters of James and Peter. Revised Ed. (Burlington, Ontario: G.R. Welch, 1976), 37.

(3) Barclay, 37.

(4) Barclay, 38.

(5) Barclay, 42.

(6) Barclay, 42.

(7) Barclay, 43.

(8) Spiros Zodhiates, ed. The Hebrew-Greek Key Study Bible. (n.p.: Word, 1991), Greek Dictionary, 77.

(9) Barclay, 44.

(10) John MacArthur. The MacArthur Study Bible: New King James Version. (Nashville: Word, 1997), 1926.

(11) Earl D. Radmacher, Ronald B. Allen and H. Wayne House, eds. The Nelson Study Bible: New King James Version. (Nashville: Thomas Nelson Pub., 1997), 2104.

(12) Zodhiates, 57.

(13) James 1:13-14.

(14) James 1:16-18.

(15) Barclay, 43.