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Keep these things before them. 1 Timothy 4:6-16


The NASB, and a few other translations, entitle this next section, A Good Servant of Jesus Christ. Understand that this entire letter is a letter to the young Timothy to give him instructions to help him be an outstanding pastor. … Continue reading

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The prayer of faith. James 5:13-20.


We ended our last look at James with James 5:11. “We count those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion … Continue reading

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Do not complain, brethren, against one another. James 5:9-12.


When we ended our last study on James, we covered James 1-8. Let’s look at verses 7 and 8 quickly before we move on.  Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious … Continue reading

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I was asked the question, does the Lord give us trials that we cannot handle?


Shortly after the question had been put forth, George Floy was murdered; a new, riotous, political, protest group was formed and began to rampage across the nation; and not just protests, but rioting, and looting broke out. I don’t care … Continue reading

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Faith without works is dead. James 2:14-26.


James 2: 14 through 26. Faith Without Works Is Dead My friends, what good is it to say you have faith when you don’t do anything to show that you really do have faith? Can that kind of faith save … Continue reading

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A Standard Jewish perception? James 2:1-13.


Now we are looking at James chapter two. Here is a standard read of James 2:1. James 2:1 NASB My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism. You should … Continue reading

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When desire has conceived. James 1:15-27


I ended the last post on the book of James with this: Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. … Continue reading

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The book of James, an introduction and study of chapter 1 verses 1-4.


The book of James Written about A.D. 45-50. In a world that denies the validity of Jesus and God’s word, but is willing to accept the validity of someone like Socrates or Plato wholeheartedly; I would like to offer Dr. … Continue reading

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Do not pass judgment. Romans 14:1-4


Do Not Pass Judgment on One Another If you did a quick overview of Romans 14, then you would know that the first three verses are inherently tied together. One of the first things you see is the word judgment; … Continue reading

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The longing of my heart and prayer to God. Chapter one. Romans 10:1-13.


Dear brothers and sisters, The longing of my heart and my prayer to God is for the people of Israel to be saved. I know what enthusiasm they have for God, but it is misdirected zeal. They don’t understand God’s … Continue reading

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