Category Archives: James

At the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace

To (the Lord’s people) God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

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Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you

Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days. Look! The wages you … Continue reading

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The rich are wise in their own eyes

Like cages full of birds, their houses are full of deceit; they have become rich and powerful and have grown fat and sleek.Their evil deeds have no limit; they do not seek justice. They do not promote the case of … Continue reading

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By grace you have been saved, through faith—it is the gift of God

That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all their toil—this is the gift of God. … Moreover, when God gives someone wealth and possessions, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept their lot and … Continue reading

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The commandments … are summed up: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. … Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, … Continue reading

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Love … does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud

What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils … Continue reading

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Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple

A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones … For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. … At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all … Continue reading

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Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord

Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask … Continue reading

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The Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not … Continue reading

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May God give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had

To answer before listening—that is folly and shame. … My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because our anger does not produce the righteousness that God … Continue reading

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