James

James

James

James 4:7-8

7 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Verse 7 is included for context and because it is one of my life verses. However, I always read it in the following manner Submit yourselves unto God then resist the devil and he will flee from you. You or I can…
James

James 3:13-14

13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. 14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth What an interesting pair of verses. They provide quite a contrast between one Who is wise and understanding vice one who harbors bitter envy and selfish ambition in his heart. The following…
Hebrews

Hebrews 12:1-3

1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before Him He endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 3 Consider Him who…