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James 1:16

Jun 16, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (Written), Writings  //  7 Comments

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren. James 1:16

There are certain means of conveying an idea which permeate any culture or society. The words here show that this is the case with those at the time of James. The reason this is so is that the same type of general statement is made by both Paul and John elsewhere.Read the rest

James 1:15

Jun 15, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (Written), Writings  //  7 Comments

Saturday, 15 June 2019

Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death. James 1:15

James equates the process of sin occurring to the way a person is conceived, born, and grows. In the previous verse, temptation was seen to draw the person away, enticing him (the union).Read the rest

James 1:14

Jun 14, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (Written), Writings  //  8 Comments

Friday, 14 June 2019

But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. James 1:14

James has been speaking of enduring temptation, and that anytime someone faces tempting it cannot be attributed to God. As he said, “God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He Himself tempt anyone.” Therefore, the question is, “If God isn’t tempting me, then where is the temptation coming from?” The answer is that “each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed.”

More correctly the word translated as “drawn away” is a present participle.Read the rest

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