IT PLEASED THE LORD TO BRUISE HIM

Isa 53:10-12  “Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand. He shall see of the travail of his soul, … Continue reading IT PLEASED THE LORD TO BRUISE HIM

SUBJECT TO LIKE PASSIONS

Jas 5:17-20  “Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months. And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit. Brethren, if any … Continue reading SUBJECT TO LIKE PASSIONS

EFFECTUAL, FERVENT PRAYER

Jas 5:13-16   “Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: And the prayer of faith shall save the … Continue reading EFFECTUAL, FERVENT PRAYER

LET YOUR YEA BE YEA

Jas 5:9-12  “Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door. Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience. Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience … Continue reading LET YOUR YEA BE YEA

BE PATIENT UNTO THE COMING OF THE LORD

Jas 5:5-8  “Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter. Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you. Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit … Continue reading BE PATIENT UNTO THE COMING OF THE LORD

YOUR GOLD AND SILVER IS CANKERED

Jas 5:1-4  “Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you. Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten. Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye … Continue reading YOUR GOLD AND SILVER IS CANKERED

KNOWING TO DO GOOD

Jas 4:16-17   “But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil. Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.” In the verses immediately preceding this lesson, we have been instructed in the fallacy of claiming that we will do anything in our own … Continue reading KNOWING TO DO GOOD

THERE IS ONE LAWGIVER

Jas 4:9-12  “Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up. Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, … Continue reading THERE IS ONE LAWGIVER

HE GIVETH MORE GRACE

Jas 4:5-8  "Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy? But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw nigh to God, and he … Continue reading HE GIVETH MORE GRACE