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James 1:11

Jun 11, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (Written), Writings  //  6 Comments

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

For no sooner has the sun risen with a burning heat than it withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beautiful appearance perishes. So the rich man also will fade away in his pursuits. James 1:11

This verse, among more to come, is one reason that the book of James is equated with wisdom literature.Read the rest

James 1:10

Jun 10, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (Written), Writings  //  4 Comments

Monday, 10 June 2019

…but the rich in his humiliation, because as a flower of the field he will pass away. James 1:10

Here we have the contrast to what the previous verse stated. Taken together, they read –

“Let the lowly brother glory in his exaltation, 10 but the rich in his humiliation, because as a flower of the field he will pass away.”

Just as the lowly brother should glory in his exalted status in Christ, the rich should glory in his lowly status as a fallen being, redeemed solely by the blood of Christ.Read the rest

Numbers 21:21-35 (Two Foes to Be Destroyed)

Jun 9, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Numbers, Numbers Sermons (written), Old Testament, Old Testament (written), Sermons, Torah, Torah (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Numbers 21:21-35
Two Foes to Be Destroyed

On the day I typed this sermon, I got to verse 27 and needed an analogy concerning the type of literature that is being presented. The Marine Corps hymn came to mind, and so I did a search to pull it up. Ironically, an article concerning the hymn was published that same morning.Read the rest