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1 My brethren, bee not many masters, knowing that we shall receiue the greater condemnation.

2 For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.

3 Behold, we put bittes in the horses mouthes, that they may obey vs, and we turne about their whole body.

4 Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driuen of fierce windes, yet are they turned about with a very small helme, whithersoeuer the gouernour listeth.

5 Euen so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things: behold, how great a matter a litle fire kindleth.

6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquitie: so is the tongue amongst our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature, and it is set on fire of hell.

7 For euery kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind.

8 But the tongue can no man tame, it is an vnruly euill, ful of deadly poyson.

9 Therewith blesse wee God, euen the Father: and therewith curse wee men, which are made after the similitude of God.

10 Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing: my brethren, these things ought not so to be.

11 Doeth a fountaine send foorth at the same place sweet water and bitter?

12 Can þe figtree, my brethren, beare oliue berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountaine both yeeld salt water & fresh.

13 Who is a wise man and indued with knowledge amongst you? let him shew out of a good conuersation his workes with meekenes of wisedome.

14 But if ye haue bitter enuying and strife in your hearts glory not, and lie not against the trueth.

15 This wisedome descendeth not from aboue, but is earthly, sensuall, deuilish.

16 For where enuying and strife is, there is confusion, and euery euill worke.

17 But the wisedome that is from aboue, is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easie to be intreated, full of mercy, and good fruits, without partialitie, and without hypocrisie.

18 And the fruit of righteousnesse is sowen in peace, of them that make peace.


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GodSeer's James Chapter 3 comment on 3/12/2015, 8:47pm...

This chapter tells all men to change bridle their tongue and whole body! Believing and having fear like to tremble is just being the devil yourself...the devils also believe and tremble. Workout man!


Alvin L. White's James Chapter 3 comment on 3/11/2015, 4:33pm...

James 3 vers 3-10, this is my first sermon. Jesus gave me this one Saturday nite. I was called to preach God 's word in 2013. I have been through all types of schoolings with other Pastors. I will be glad when I give my first sermon. Praise God our Lord Savior Jesus Christ. Amen!!!


George Rivera's James Chapter 3 comment about verse 8 on 1/22/2015, 2:37pm...

James says it so well, I hardly know what to add. I have learned this scripture as I have seen myself embellishing, which is lying. And I understand Paul 's struggles against the first. The older I get and the more I read the bible, the greater my understanding. Many lives have been lost over lies. Blessed be the name of the Lord God of Heaven.


Donald Hudson's James Chapter 3 comment on 1/05/2015, 5:42am...

I think it is a good chapter. Okay James verse excellent verse by the grace of god. Okay Amen. God Can Do Anything.Okay.


Lot Kaduma's James Chapter 3 comment on 11/22/2014, 12:35am...

The words pierce deep into the core of the heart, and thus, exposes to us the magnitude of responsibility shouldered on anyone who preaches the Word of God, as such, greater responsibility demands greater accountability. This is why we should always seek the Grace of God 's protection in order to continue living a life of purity ... May the Lord Almighty continue to bless and keep us safe in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior Amen .


Baraka mollel's James Chapter 3 comment on 11/05/2014, 7:31am...

In 3 18,this means that there can 't be peace somewhere unless the fruit of righteousness is sown there and this is only possible through people who want peace to reign in the world


Geraldine cole's James Chapter 3 comment on 10/26/2014, 4:32am...

Man offend not in word is a perfect man means when u are a child of God u are careful what comes out of your mouth If u know God u would not go around offending people some people don 't care what they say if it comes to their minds they will speak it u must remember the tongue is deadly it can speak nasty, bitter things so when u pray and think before u speak God will tell u what to speak God can see what we cannot at all time.remember sometime the devil speaks though people.he can only live in a body where there is NO God or holy Ghost because the devil is a Spirit going to and forth in the airway to see who body he can live in make sure he is not living in your body choose Jesus Christ he died so u could have life.That Real true love


Craig Scott's James Chapter 3 comment on 9/18/2014, 1:08pm...

MY goodness! Father i am guilty! i confess that i have had both cursing and blessing coming out of my mouth and bitter, envy and strife. Please forgive me! I choose to change and i ask that you help me in Jesus Name. Thank you father.


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