Tag Archives: James 1

Help people in trouble –

 James 1:27  Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world. The second example of demonstrating genuine faith in Jesus is looking … Continue reading

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Bridle your tongue –

 James 1:26  If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this one’s religion is useless. Some people think religious acts like praying, fasting, giving, attending church, and other good … Continue reading

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Be Doers of the Word and not hearers only –

 James 1:22-25..22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.   Humbly receiving the implanted word involves a response to the word: be doers of the word and not hearers only. Jesus affirmed that true blessing from … Continue reading

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Receive with humility the implanted Word –

 James 1:21… Therefore lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. James urges Disciples to rid ourselves of all filthiness and the wickedness that is so prevalent … Continue reading

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 Be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath –

 James 1:19-20…19 So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; 20 for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God. James addressed his readers as “beloved brethren” fellow members … Continue reading

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God is good –

James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. The Disciple is tempted by Satan to sin by telling us … Continue reading

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Joy in trials #7

Guard against sin – James 1:13-15…13 Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. God is good and cannot sin and … Continue reading

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