Providing a new translation of the Epistle of James, Robert Johnstone elucidates the exemplification of Godly characteristics in everyday life. Offering clarification and practical application, Johnstone draws upon the past writings of John Calvin, Johann Albrecht Bengel, and Johann Peter Lange to validate his deductions.
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Johnstone’s commentary on the Epistle of James is a carefully written and scholarly book. The several lectures exhibit careful thought and sufficient learning, and are rich in practical instruction unfolded directly from the text. Mr. Johnstone’s style is vigorous and clear, and he writes with earnest.
—The Congregational Quarterly
Robert Johnstone was the minister of North Grimsby Church from 1860 to 1871. Educated at the University of Glasgow, Johnstone was ordained on December 4, 1860.