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Justified By Faith And Works - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... by works a man is justified, and not by faith only" (James 2:23,24). The Scripture cited here by James is Genesis 15:6, which contains the first mention of “believe,” or “faith,” in the Bible—thus introducing...
Temptation's Threefold Nature - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... lust of the eyes, and the pride of life" (I John 2:16). James identifies them as "earthly, sensual, devilish" (James 3:15). Satan even brought the same three temptations to bear on Christ Himself in the wilderness: "If thou be...
Temptation’s Threefold Nature - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - of the eyes, and the pride of life” (I John 2:16). James identifies them as “earthly, sensual, devilish” (James 3:15). Satan even brought the same three temptations to bear on Christ Himself in the wilderness: “If...
Faith - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... with faithful Abraham” (Galatians 3:9). The book of James was written to encourage believers to good works as evidence of their faith, and our text, quoted in James 2:23 emphasizes righteousness. “Faith without works is dead”...
Loquacity - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... to gossiping or criticizing or even coarseness in speech. James reminds us to be “swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath,” for he says: “The tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity . . . set on fire of hell”...
The Sure Foundation - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... there is "no variableness, neither shadow of turning" (James 1:17) in the God of creation. God's sovereign will is absolute: "The word of our God shall stand for ever" (Isaiah 40:8). "My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my...
The Sin Of Pride - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... in the sight of the Lord, and He shall lift you up” (James 4:10). The sin of pride is the most basic of all sins because it was the primeval sin of Satan which led him to rebel against his Creator. When He cast Satan out of his...
We, Being Many - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble” (James 4:6): “Let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall” (I Corinthians 10:12). Paul, through the Holy Spirit, chose to introduce his teaching on the use of...
James 3:6
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... the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of...
Galatians 3:6: righteousness - Study Note
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... to Genesis 15:6, as he also did in Romans 4:3, and as James did in James 2:23. Thus, as he repeatedly stresses, the doctrine of justification by faith in Christ, accompanied by the corollary truth of having Christ’s perfect...
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