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Ruling Your Own Spirit - Article
David Woetzel, B.S. - ... he should be walking circumspectly will come to sure ruin. James highlights a specific challenge we face in ruling our spirit: the tongue. "If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart,...
Who And What To Esteem - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - Greek language as “esteem.” Similarly, the Apostle James assures us that we should “count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations“—that is, trials that test your faith—“knowing that the trying of your...
Use Of The Tongue - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... his own heart, this man’s religion is vain" (James 1:26). Of all the possible New Year’s resolutions that need to be made—and kept—by God’s people, control of one’s tongue is surely one of the most...
No Adultery - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... is whoredom and such friendship is enmity with God (James 4:4). Unfortunately, we are surrounded by an overt promotion of such behavior, enticing all to engage freely. It is distributed to us through books, movies, TV, Internet,...
No Backdated Punishment in Eden - Article
James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. - ... in God. Job praised God throughout his undeserved suffering (James 5:11, 1 Peter 4:19), yet he did not foreknow how his suffering would end. Likewise, because God wanted to truly test Adam’s character (as He later tested Job), God did not...
Fulfilling the Genesis Mandate While Helping the Poor - Article
James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. - ... expert Jon Steeves recently helped an African community establish a fish farm to supply local food needs—a wonderful example of biblical multitasking through obeying the Genesis mandate while also serving and loving others. But...
Why We Want to Go Home - Article
James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. - ... is a special place that attracts us, one way or another. Is the Genesis creation account part of the explanation for why home is so important? The universal habit of using a personal shelter, a home that belongs to us, is nothing new....
Creation and the Curse - Article
James Stambaugh, M.DIV. - ... 14:15; I Corinthians 3:20; I Corinthians 15:17; Titus 3:9; James 1:26; I Peter 1:18. The three are: Romans 8:20; Ephesians 4:17; II Peter 2:18. See Matthew 15:9 and Mark 7:7. Johannes P. Louw and Eugene A. Nida, Greek-English...
James 1:27: Pure religion - Study Note
... (see above note). This word is used only in James 1:26-27, with one significant exception. In Colossians 2:18 it is translated “worshipping,” but in connection not with worshipping God, but angels. Since angels who...
Men and Dinosaurs Coexisted
... both behemoth and man were made on the same day. Ezekiel, James, and Paul refer to the book of Job, authenticating its reliably historical testimony. The fact that dinosaur femur soft tissues have been described as “still...
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