Category Archives: James

You covet but you cannot get

You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God. … All of us also lived among them at … Continue reading

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Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance … a remnant chosen by grace … I have chosen you out of the world … so that you might go and bear fruit — … Continue reading

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The words of the reckless pierce like swords …

… but the tongue of the wise brings healing. 

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Everyone should be quick to listen

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry // Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues.

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Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction …

… pay attention and gain understanding. // Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise. Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but those who heed correction gain understanding.

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The tongue has the power of life and death

… and those who love it will eat its fruit.

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Call Upon the Lord

But if I were you, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him.

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Joy in the Lord

I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul rejoices in my God.

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The Lord is Good – 3

And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.

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The Lord is Good – 1

The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

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