Let noonesay when he is tempted, "1I am being temptedaby God "; for Godcannot be temptedbby evil, and He Himself does not temptanyone.
But eachone is tempted when he is carriedaway and enticed by his ownlust.
15Then2when lust has conceived, it givesbirth to sin ; and when 3sincis accomplished, it bringsforthdeath.
164Do not be ddeceived, 5my belovedbrethren.
17Everygoodthinggiven and everyperfectgift is 6from above, comingdown from 7the Father of lights, 8with whomthere is novariationoreshiftingshadow.
In the exercise of 9His will He 10brought us forth by 11the word of truth, so that we would be fa kind of 12firstfruitsgamong His creatures.
19hThis 13you know, 14my belovedbrethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, 15slow to speak and 16slow to anger ;
for 17the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.
21Therefore, 18puttingasideallfilthiness and all ithat remains of wickedness, in jhumilityreceive19the wordimplanted, which is able to save your souls.
2220But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merelyhearers who deludethemselves.
For ifanyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his knaturalface21in a mirror ;