James 1:11; James 2:2; James 2:11; James 2:17; James 2:19; James 2:25-26; James 3:2-5; James 4:15; James 5:8; James 5:18
For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.
For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty clothes,
For He who said, "DO NOT COMMIT ADULTERY," also said, "DO NOT COMMIT MURDER." Now if you do not commit adultery, but do commit murder, you have become a transgressor of the law.
Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself.
You believe that God is one. You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder.
In the same way, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by another way?
For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.
For we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.
Now if we put the bits into the horses' mouths so that they will obey us, we direct their entire body as well.
Look at the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by strong winds, are still directed by a very small rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot desires.
So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things. See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!
Instead, you ought to say, "If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that."
You too be patient; strengthen your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.
Then he prayed again, and the sky poured rain and the earth produced its fruit.