James 1:1-4 NIV

1 James,1 a servant of God2 and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes3 scattered4 among the nations: Greetings.5

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Trials and Temptations

2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds,6

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3 because you know that the testing of your faith7 develops perseverance.8

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4 Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature9 and complete, not lacking anything.

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