A FRIEND OF THE WORLD OR A FRIEND OF GOD?

Jas 4:1-4  “From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. Ye ask, and receive not, because … Continue reading A FRIEND OF THE WORLD OR A FRIEND OF GOD?

WISDOM THAT IS FROM ABOVE IS PURE

Jas 3:16-18  “For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make … Continue reading WISDOM THAT IS FROM ABOVE IS PURE

SHOWING OUR WORKS WITH MEEKNESS OF WISDOM

Jas 3:13-15  “Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom. But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.” … Continue reading SHOWING OUR WORKS WITH MEEKNESS OF WISDOM

BLESSING GOD AND CURSING MEN

Jas 3:9-12  “Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be. Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter? Can the fig tree, my … Continue reading BLESSING GOD AND CURSING MEN

AS THE BODY WITHOUT THE SPIRIT IS DEAD, SO FAITH WITHOUT WORKS IS DEAD

Jas 2:24-26  “Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only. Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way? For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.” … Continue reading AS THE BODY WITHOUT THE SPIRIT IS DEAD, SO FAITH WITHOUT WORKS IS DEAD

ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD

Jas 2:21-23  “Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar? Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect? And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called … Continue reading ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD

WILT THOU KNOW, O VAIN MAN, THAT FAITH WITHOUT WORKS IS DEAD?

Jas 2:18-20  “Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works. Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without … Continue reading WILT THOU KNOW, O VAIN MAN, THAT FAITH WITHOUT WORKS IS DEAD?