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The Discipline of Patience - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing." (James 1:4) Patience, or endurance, is part of the development that produces the experience that brings hope and assurance to those who are the "twice born" (Romans 5:3-5)....
The Royal Law - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself, ye do well ” (James 2:8).The command to love our neighbors as we do ourselves is found often “according to the Scripture.” James calls it the royal law, no doubt, because it is a...
Even Our Faith - Article
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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...
Privileged Suffering - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... upon you" (1 Peter 4:14). Privileged suffering indeed! James wrote that we should "count it all joy" (James 1:2) when we are tested. Those times increase our faith and allow us to demonstrate our allegiance to Christ. HMM...
The Victor’s Crown - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... of glory that fadeth not away” (I Peter 5:4). James and John both said it is a wonderful “crown of life” (James 1:12; Revelation 2:10), that is, eternal life, in contrast to this present life of faithful submission to...
Laughing Or Weeping - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... mourn and weep” (Luke 6:25). Similarly, the Apostle James said: “Be afflicted, and mourn and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness” (James 4:9). There is much in the Bible encouraging us...
Loquacity - Article
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Henry 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" (James 1:19;...
Use Of The Tongue - Article
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Henry 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...
The Fire of Hell - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell" (James 3:6). The word for "hell" in this verse is gehenna, and this is the only one of its eleven occurrences in the New Testament that is not a direct quote from the lips of...
Overcome Them - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... doctrines (1 Timothy 4:1) and worldly philosophies (James 4:4). They are those who "love the world" (1 John 2:15-17) and seek to spoil (plunder and/or take captive) the people of God (Colossians 2:8). We, on the other hand, are...
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