The double minded man is unstable in all his ways.
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in his high status;
and he who is rich, in his low status, because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.
For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withers the grass, and its flower falls, and the beautiful appearance of it perishes: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
Blessed is the man that patiently endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to those that love him.
Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither does he tempt anyone:
But each one is tempted, when they are drawn away of their own lust and enticed.
Then when lust has conceived, it brings forth sin; and sin, when it is finished, brings forth death.
Do not err, my beloved brethren.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness neither shadow of turning.
He, of his own will, has begotten us with the word of truth, that we should be the firstfruits of his creatures.
Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;
for the wrath of man does not work the righteousness of God.
So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved.
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
For if anyone hears the word and does not put it into practice, this same is like unto the man beholding his natural face in a mirror: