Faith Work Series pt. 16

James 5:12-18 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 12 But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but [a]your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment. 13 Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray. Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises. 14 Is anyone […]

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Faith Works Series pt. 15

James 5:7-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Exhortation 7 Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until [a]it gets the early and late rains. 8 You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near. 9 Do not [b]complain, brethren, against one another, so that you yourselves may not […]

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Faith Works Series pt. 14

James 4:17-5:6 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 17 Therefore, to one who knows the [a]right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin. Misuse of Riches 5 Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you. 2 Your riches have rotted and your garments have become moth-eaten. 3 Your gold and your silver have rusted; and […]

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The Wisdom of Faith

James 4:13-16 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit.” 14 [a]Yet you do not know [b]what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and […]

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Faith Works Series pt. 12

James 4:11-12 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 11 Do not speak against one another, brethren. He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it. 12 There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the One who is able to save and […]

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Walking in the Ways of Wisdom pt. 1

James 3:13-4:10 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Wisdom from Above 13 Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and [a]selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.15 This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, [b]natural, demonic. 16 For where jealousy […]

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Walking in the Ways of Wisdom pt. 1

James 3:13-18 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Wisdom from Above 13 Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and [a]selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.15 This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, [b]natural, demonic. 16 For where jealousy […]

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Faith Works Series pt. 9

James 3New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Tongue Is a Fire 3 Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a [a]stricter judgment. 2 For we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in [b]what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well. 3 Now if we put the bits into the horses’ […]

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Faith Works Series pt. 8

James 2:19-26 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 19 You believe that [a]God is one. You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder. 20 But are you willing to recognize, you foolish fellow, that faith without works is useless? 21 Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up Isaac his son on the altar? 22 You see that faith was working with his works, and [b]as […]

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