Tag: Epistle of James

  • The Deadly Peril of Being Double-Minded

    The Deadly Peril of Being Double-Minded

    This term is most prominently discussed in the Epistle of James, but the idea of the “double-minded” person shows up in a number of places in the Bible. But what does it mean? Here is a good overview from The Chorus in the Chaos via Patheos.com………. https://www.patheos.com/blogs/chorusinthechaos/the-deadly-peril-of-being-the-double-minded-man/

  • Why Does James Say We Should Be “Slow to Speak”?

    Why Does James Say We Should Be “Slow to Speak”?

    This is an enlightening article that focuses on James 1:19 on being “quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to anger.” Boy, we need some of that advice right now! From BibleStudyTools.com………. https://www.biblestudytools.com/bible-study/topical-studies/why-does-james-say-we-should-be-slow-to-speak.html

  • Be Slow to Anger and Quick to Listen — Dallas Willard

    Be Slow to Anger and Quick to Listen — Dallas Willard

    Be Slow to Anger and Quick to Listen In disagreement and discord, we also follow Christ’s example of seeking peace, of being slow to anger and quick to listen. Additionally, concepts such as acceptance and tolerance—religious or otherwise—find significant support in the teachings of Jesus. These are important topics in contemporary life. Toleration of others […]

  • Context Matters: Quick to Listen, Slow to Speak

    Context Matters: Quick to Listen, Slow to Speak

    This article provides further insight and understanding for all the implications of this phrase from James 1. From Knowable Word……… https://www.knowableword.com/2018/05/11/context-matters-quick-to-listen-slow-to-speak/

  • How Do I “Count It All Joy” ?

    How Do I “Count It All Joy” ?

    We may all be familiar with the Apostle James’ admonition to “count it all joy” when we face trials, but how many of us also then ask the question, “How?” This article does a pretty good job of providing at least one possible answer. From Ligonier.org………………..

  • 5 Important Life Lessons We Can Learn from the “Patience” of Job

    5 Important Life Lessons We Can Learn from the “Patience” of Job

    I put “patience” in parentheses because that is how the Hebrew is translated in the old King James Bible, but it is translated in newer versions as “perseverance,” “endurance,” and “steadfastness” in James 5:11. From Crosswalk.com……………. https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/spiritual-life/5-important-lessons-from-the-patience-of-job.html