Category Archives: James

Give generously

She did what she could. … This poor widow has put in more than all the others. … They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything—all she had to live on.

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The world languishes and withers

See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

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Do not love the world or anything in the world

If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. … Continue reading

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The Lord … put them to the test

When he has tested me, I will come forth as gold. … For you, God, tested us; you refined us like silver. … I have refined you, though not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.

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We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will

Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. … Yet not as I will, but as you will. … Praise the Lord, you his servants who do his will.

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Run in such a way as to get the prize

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize?

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You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am

God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge … Continue reading

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Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil

During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Son though he … Continue reading

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Live in harmony with one another

Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.

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With the Lord at my right hand I will not be shaken

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.

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