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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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John-Baptist Yennah's James Chapter 3 comment about verse 2 on 7/10/2015, 11:06am...

We are to realize that words are powerful, they are seeds sown in the hearts and minds of the hearer they can make or destroy the recipient.Therefore if our words edifices or minister grace to the hearer then we are walking in maturity.


Brianna's James Chapter 3 comment about verse 17 on 6/23/2015, 5:43am...

Wisdom is the application of knowledge. If we possess the wisdom Of God then these are some of the qualities that should be ready be seen in us By others. Our association is pure, we are reasonable in our dealings, we pursue peace with others, and we are merciful In actions to assist others.


Robert's James Chapter 3 comment on 5/17/2015, 8:25am...

In this world that we now live in many a good man is condemned for speaking the truth. Also far to many evil men are praised and held in high esteem for speaking lies. Evil is rewarded far to often, we all need to follow are hearts ', for it is in our heart that the word of God is written.


Beryl Harris's James Chapter 3 comment on 5/13/2015, 10:03am...

The Tongue is deadly it can take you to hell if you can not Controlit


Stephenie dinkins's James Chapter 3 comment on 4/13/2015, 9:16pm...

Every day is sermon for us when you open our mouth and speak what comes out tells what 's in your heart. That 's why we have to go to God Daily asking him to search our hearts and when he reveals whats there in our speak. we can 't walk in denial we have to be a doer of what is revealed. And Change


Geraldine cole's James Chapter 3 comment on 4/07/2015, 4:03am...

Basically this is saying don 'nt be a Fake be a true believer stop your lying misusing Jesus word to make your self feel good on this earth do what the word say not what the devil speaks to u remember the devil never tell u nothing godly to do its always worldly although the devil can change to the angle of light he does that to fool u test the spirit to see if it be of God always let the devil no u know who he is when he come to u through people u see the devil is a spirit he need a. Human body to live in don 't let him fool u rebuke the devil from u in the name and blood of Jesus and he got to go


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!!!


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