Category Archives: James

The God we serve is able to deliver us

There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save. … And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in … Continue reading

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Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins

Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation of things. … Above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. All you … Continue reading

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Do not rule over them ruthlessly but fear your God

Masters, provide your slaves with what is right and fair, because you know that you also have a Master in heaven.

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I fear that there may be discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder

Among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people. … Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: … Continue reading

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From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain

Prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit. … Their mouths speak of love, but their hearts are greedy for unjust gain. … Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance … Continue reading

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For where you have selfish ambition, there you find disorder

I was enraged by their sinful greed; I punished them, and hid my face in anger, yet they kept on in their willful ways. … They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity.

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People of corrupt mind have been robbed of the truth

Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence. God saw how corrupt the earth had become, for all the people on earth had corrupted their ways. … The land you are entering to possess is … Continue reading

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I am the Lord your God; follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws

Be careful to do what the Lord your God has commanded you; do not turn aside to the right or to the left. Walk in obedience to all that the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may … Continue reading

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I am the Lord your God; follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws

Just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.” … Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did. … So I … Continue reading

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The righteous stand firm forever

Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the LORD will bring you today. … Stand firm, and you will win life. … Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in … Continue reading

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