121Blessed is a manwhoperseveres under trial; for once he has abeenapproved, he will receive2the crown of lifewhich the Lord 3has promised to those who 4love Him.
Let noonesay when he is tempted, "5I am being temptedbby God "; for Godcannot be temptedcby evil, and He Himself does not temptanyone.
But eachone is tempted when he is carriedaway and enticed by his ownlust.
15Then6when lust has conceived, it givesbirth to sin; and when 7sindis accomplished, it bringsforthdeath.
168Do not be edeceived, 9my belovedbrethren.
17Everygoodthinggiven and everyperfectgift is 10from above, comingdown from 11the Father of lights, 12with whomthere is novariationorfshiftingshadow.
In the exercise of 13His will He 14brought us forth by 15the word of truth, so that we would be ga kind of 16firstfruitshamong His creatures.
19iThis 17you know, 18my belovedbrethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, 19slow to speak and 20slow to anger;
for 21the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.
21Therefore, 22puttingasideallfilthiness and all jthat remains of wickedness, in khumilityreceive23the wordimplanted, which is able to save your souls.
2224But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merelyhearers who deludethemselves.