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The Discipline of Patience - Article
Henry M. 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). Patience is...
God Does Not Author Evil - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.” (James 1:13-14) One of the often-used excuses for rejecting the God of the Bible is if God is omnipotent (as the Bible teaches), and since evil exists in the world (as everyone can...
The Royal Law - Article
Henry M. 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
Henry M. 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
Henry M. 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
Henry M. 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
Henry M. 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...
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...
Loquacity - Article
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”...
Overcome Them - Article
Henry M. 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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