James 4:13-17 ESV

Boasting About Tomorrow

13 Come now, you who say, 1"Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit"--

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14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For 2you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.

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15 Instead you ought to say, 3"If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that."

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16 As it is, you boast in your arrogance. 4All such boasting is evil.

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17 5So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.

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