James 4:12-17 NIV

12 There is only one Lawgiver and Judge,1 the one who is able to save and destroy.2 But you--who are you to judge your neighbor?3

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Boasting About Tomorrow

13 Now listen,4 you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money."5

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14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.6

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15 Instead, you ought to say, "If it is the Lord's will,7 we will live and do this or that."

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16 As it is, you boast and brag. All such boasting is evil.8

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17 Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn't do it, sins.9

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