[W] isdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere. And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. James 3:17-18
What is the hardest beast to tame? Even harder than a rhinoceros? James says no man can tame the tongue. How does such a little thing cause so much trouble?
Jody finishes up the 2nd chapter of the book of James, beginning in verse 17. James writes about the balance between faith and works.
James writes about the sins of partiality that so easily sneak into the church. He appeals to the churches to avoid judgment and, instead, give their hearts to mercy and compassion.
How do you navigate trials by faith? James encourages the churches.
Jody presents the first of two teachings on the first chapter of James.