James 4

Chapter 4

4:4  Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.


"kosmos" = world-system. 2 Peter 1:4 ; John 7:7 (See Scofield "Revelation 13:8")

4:6  But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.


Grace (imparted). 1 Peter 2:19 ; Romans 6:1 ; 2 Peter 3:18

4:8  Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.


Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

4:12  There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?


(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

4:17  Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.


Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .