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Temptation’s Threefold Nature - Article
Henry 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...
Tomorrow - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin" (James 4:17). To the professing Christian who deliberately goes against God's will, either by neglect or intent, Jesus warns: "And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and...
Even Our Faith - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... faith because “faith without works is dead” (James 2:20). There is more. The true faith is a justifying faith (it makes us righteous in the sight of God) because “being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our...
Good Soldiers - Article
Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... endure afflictions (2 Timothy 4:5), or even be afflicted (James 5:13). Ultimately, a soldier has one purpose, "that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier." Put another way, "do I now persuade men, or God? or do...
Moderation - Article
Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... outlining the "wisdom that is from above" (James 3:17)--all aspects, incidentally, fleshing out the idea of "fair" or "equitable." Secondly, today's verse tells us to make our moderation "known...
Prayer For All Men - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... prayer [same word] of a righteous man availeth much” (James 5:16).Prayers: This is a general term with a number of applications, but foremost it indicates reverence for and worship of the one to whom the prayers are offered. “I will...
Those Who Rule Over You - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... condemnation” if they misuse their authority (James 3:1). They need—and deserve—to have us remember them in prayer, embrace them in fellowship, submit to their leading, and follow their faith as long as they truly proclaim...
Things of the World - Article
Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... of the world, makes us an "enemy of God" (James 4:4). That is because such people embrace the "spirit of the world" and not "the spirit which is of God" (1 Corinthians 2:12). Those people speak about the...
James 2:10: offend in one point - Study Note
... offend in one point. James no doubt realized that his Jewish readers, accustomed as they had been to trusting in the law for salvation, needed to realize fully that they could never be justified before God by keeping the law, since no one could...
Flowing Faces - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... “sparkling,” or “radiant.” The King James rendering of “lightened” is as good as any, speaking of such a wonderful deliverance that their countenances seemed actually to “light up” with joy. Every...
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