James 1:18-19; James 1:25; James 2:2; James 2:6; James 2:23; James 3:3; James 4:9; James 4:13; James 5:3-4; James 5:12
Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear , slow to speak , slow to wrath:
But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.
For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;
But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?
And the scripture was fulfilled which saith , Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
Behold , we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body.
Be afflicted , and mourn , and weep : let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
Go to now, ye that say , To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell , and get gain :
Your gold and silver is cankered ; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
Behold , the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud , crieth : and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.
But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.