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James 5:13b

Read Introduction to James   “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms.”   Is anyone cheerful? “Cheerful” means to put in good spirits. This word comes from two words: good and soul. A “cheerful” person...

James 5:13

Read Introduction to James   “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms.”   James now turns from improper actions when a person is under duress and takes up two proper ways to deal with life: prayer and...

James 5:12c

Read Introduction to James   “But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. But let your “Yes” be “Yes,” and your “No,” “No,” lest you fall into judgment.”   But let your “Yes” be “Yes,” and your “No,” “No,”...

James 5:12b

Read Introduction to James   “But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. But let your “Yes” be “Yes,” and your “No,” “No,” lest you fall into judgment.”   or with any other oath. An “oath” is something that...

James 5:12

Read Introduction to James   “But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. But let your “Yes” be “Yes,” and your “No,” “No,” lest you fall into judgment.”   But Impatience and grumbling can lead...

James 5:11c

Read Introduction to James   “Indeed we count them blessed who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and seen the end intended by the Lord—that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.”   that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful The...