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James 1:19

Jun 19, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (Written), Writings  //  7 Comments

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; James 1:19

James now enters into a section of exhortation by saying, “So then.” With a very small change in the first word, some manuscripts say, “Know this.” Thus, it would be stated as an imperative.Read the rest

James 1:18

Jun 18, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (Written), Writings  //  7 Comments

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Of His own will He brought us forth by the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures. James 1:18

James now speaks of the faith of the believer and how it comes about. The words here are to be contrasted to those of verse 15 –

15) Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death.Read the rest

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

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