Tag Archives: Epistle of James

Oaths – No Substitute For Integrity

“Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’ But I say to you, do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 4

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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The God Who Gives Wealth

THERE are two extremes today about the connection between God and wealth. One is that wealth and money are inherently evil and therefore God is opposed to them. The other is that God is just waiting to shower wealth on … Continue reading

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God Makes All Things New – 4

Scripture Text – Jeremiah 30-33 These chapters describe the glory of the dawning of a new day for the people of Israel, not only for the exiles in Babylon but also for the Jewish people in the latter days before … Continue reading

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Peace Without Worry – 3

Scripture Text – Philippians 4:1-9 The antidote to worry is the secure mind: “And the peace of God . . . will guard (guard like a soldier at a garrison) your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” When you have … Continue reading

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Seeking and Pursuing Peace

“Let him seek peace and pursue it. For the eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, And His ears are open to their prayers.” – 1 Peter 3:11-12. “Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of … Continue reading

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The Perfect Revelation of The Lord – 4

Scripture Text – Psalm 19 Many church lectionaries assigns this psalm to be read on Christmas Day, when the “Sun of Righteousness” came into the world (Malachi 4:2) and the “Living Word” was laid in the manger (John 1:14). The … Continue reading

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The Perfect Revelation of The Lord – 3

Scripture Text – Psalm 19 Many church lectionaries assigns this psalm to be read on Christmas Day, when the “Sun of Righteousness” came into the world (Malachi 4:2) and the “Living Word” was laid in the manger (John 1:14). The … Continue reading

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God Is With Us! – 4

Scripture Text – Isaiah 7-12 “Here am I and the children whom the LORD has given me! We are for signs and wonders in Israel From the LORD of hosts, Who dwells in Mount Zion.” – Isaiah 8:18. This statement … Continue reading

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Show No Favoritism

My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. (James 2:1 NKJV) My dear brothers and sisters, how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if … Continue reading

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The Law and The Gospel

Thursday December 1, 2022 James 2:10 For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. The moral law does not consider us as weak human beings at all, it takes no … Continue reading

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Life Lesson

For Sunday November 13, 2022 James 4:6 “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Few people would dare write a book on the subject of humility—we feel innately disqualified. But one man did write a wonderful book … Continue reading

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Noah’s Faith, Noah’s Family – 2

Scripture Text – Genesis 6:9 – 7:24 Methuselah was Noah’s grandfather, and Noah knew that when his grandfather died, nothing stood in the way of God’s judgment falling on a wicked world. For over a century, Noah had been warning … Continue reading

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Noah’s Faith, Noah’s Family – 1

Scripture Text – Genesis 6:9 – 7:24 Except for the increase in violence and crime, the times were pretty good. People were “eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage” (Matthew 24:38), and life was going on as usual. They … Continue reading

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When You Least Expect It

SOMETIMES good happens to us when we least expect it. Sometimes we receive far more good than we deserve. When Jacob learned that Esau was approaching (Genesis 32:6), he was terrified. Here was his older twin brother—the brother that he … Continue reading

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The Incorruptible Seed

Having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the word of God which lives and abides forever, because “All flesh is as grass, And all the glory of man as the flower of the grass. The grass … Continue reading

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