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1 Iames a seruant of God, and of the Lord Iesus Christ, to the twelue Tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.

2 My brethren, count it all ioy when ye fall into diuers temptations,

3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience,

4 But let patience haue her perfect worke, that ye may be perfect, and entier, wanting nothing.

5 If any of you lacke wisedome, let him aske of God, that giueth to all men liberally, and vpbraideth not: and it shalbe giuen him.

6 But let him aske in faith, nothing wauering: for he that wauereth is like a waue of the sea, driuen with the wind, and tossed.

7 For let not that man thinke that he shall receiue any thing of the Lord.

8 A double minded man is vnstable in all his wayes.

9 Let the brother of low degree, reioyce in that he is exalted:

10 But the rich, in that hee is made low: because as the floure of the grasse he shall passe away.

11 For the Sunne is no sooner risen with a burning heate, but it withereth the grasse; and the flowre thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his wayes.

12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when hee is tried, hee shall receiue the crowne of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that loue him.

13 Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with euill, neither tempteth he any man.

14 But euery man is tempted, when hee is drawen away of his owne lust, and entised.

15 Then when lust hath conceiued, it bringeth forth sinne: and sinne, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

16 Doe not erre, my beloued brethren.

17 Euery good gift, and euery perfect gift is from aboue, & commeth downe from the Father of lights, with whom is no variablenesse, neither shadow of turning.

18 Of his owne will begate hee vs, with the word of Trueth, that wee should bee a kinde of first fruites of his creatures.

19 Wherefore my beloued brethren, let euery man bee swift to heare, slow to speake, slow to wrath.

20 For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousnesse of God.

21 Wherefore lay apart all filthinesse, and superfluitie of naughtinesse, & receiue with meeknesse the engrafted word, which is able to saue your soules.

22 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers onely, receiuing your owne selues.

23 For if any be a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like vnto a man beholding his naturall face in a glasse:

24 For hee beholdeth himselfe, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what maner of man he was.

25 But who so looketh into the perfect Law of libertie, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetfull hearer, but a doer of the worke, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

26 If any man among you seeme to be religious, & bridleth not his tongue, but deceiueth his owne heart, this mans religion is vaine.

27 Pure religion and vndefiled before God and the Father, is this, to visit the fatherlesse and widowes in their affliction, and to keepe himselfe vnspotted from the world.


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Chasty's James Chapter 1 comment on 3/03/2015, 11:49am...

Just serve God according to his holy word and keep the faith and stay humble... Let God lead you daily.


Lilian's James Chapter 1 comment on 3/01/2015, 12:47am...

Jesus loves all of us no matter what relegion you may have. We are one body in Christ even if we have a lot of members in following Christ. But Jesus consider us a children of God. God 's own people and Shephered. Jesus is a good Shephered and He is willing to lay down his life for us Sheeps who followed Jesus. We must only believed on Jesus that He is the Son of the Living God who is our mediator and a Gateway for us to access to heaven. Jesus is the only way the truth and the life no man comes to the Father except thru Jesus. He who loves Jesus will keep his commandments. Jesus loves us and He is longing to be good to us. Keep your faith on him


Hawley's James Chapter 1 comment about verse 9 on 2/28/2015, 10:16pm...

Amen, The Lord chooses the humble to bring down the pride of man, the humble because he will not dispise the contrite spirit.


Blessed's James Chapter 1 comment on 2/28/2015, 9:52am...

the verse and chapter says it plain listen and do what the word say.


MockingBird's James Chapter 1 comment about verse 5 on 2/28/2015, 7:57am...

God 's word is wisdom that we need : We not always know what God says to do in every situation circumstance of life : God will not condemn us or ridicule us when we ask for His wisdom to know what we should do. God says to come boldly unto the throne of Grace that we may obtain mercy and find Grace to help in time of need. We I must know that what God says for me to do will always be contrary to what my flesh may want : So I must make sure that I with God 's help can and will do what He says to do. My flesh is alway very prideful : I must crucify my flesh and go with what God says. His riches are so much worthy that the so called riches of what my flesh wants and then to stand on what God says even if it means till God takes me home. Having done all to Stand : Stand : Glory to God : Victory !!!! A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.


Caspar's James Chapter 1 comment about verse 5 on 2/28/2015, 6:43am...

This is one of the best questions that one can ever ask of the Lord In 1Kings 3:5 the Lord asked Solomon what he wanted. In v.9 of the same chapter Solomon asks for wisdom because he loved his bretheren so much he wanted to rule righteously and to not tyrranize over them. In v.10 it says "and the speech pleased the Lord " May we all ask the Lord to give us the wisdom to "love our neighbour as ourselves "


Jacob's James Chapter 1 comment on 2/23/2015, 2:55pm...

The book of James is addressed to the twelve tribes of the nation of Israel with a message that has some distinctly Tribulational componentsSince Israel as a nation is broken off Ro 11:17 during the Church Age, which of the twelve tribes an individual belongs today is of little consequence. It certainly mattered in the past and it certainly will again be important in the future Re 7:4 , but it is of no consequence today since national distinctions are eliminated in the Body of Christ. The Apostle Paul writes that there is no difference today between the Jew and non-Jew whosoever calls upon Christ shall be saved.In fact, the Apostle Paul points out that "in Christ Jesus " there is no longer any distinction between Jew and Greek, bond and free, male and female. We are all one in Christ Jesus. See Romans 10:12, Gal 3:28.


Baachan Nayak's James Chapter 1 comment about verse 27 on 2/23/2015, 5:59am...

i am keen interest in knowing about james


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