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Browsing "James (Written)"

James 1:12

Jun 12, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (Written), Writings  //  6 Comments

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. James 1:12

James now returns to the subject of verse 2. There it said –

“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials.Read the rest

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

James 1:9

Jun 9, 2019   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), James, James (Written), Writings  //  6 Comments

Sunday, 9 June 2019

Let the lowly brother glory in his exaltation, James 1:9

In the Greek, there is a conjunction which is left out here. It says, “But let the lowly brother…” The person referred to here is set in contrast to the double-minded person just mentioned. The “lowly brother” isn’t speaking of someone who is humble in spirit, as one might suppose.Read the rest

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