We are currently updating our Youtube Channel with our latest Sunday Morning Services and Wednesday Evening Bible Studies! Let there be sorrow and sincere grief. Introduction. The Sin of Partiality. 2 Your wealth is rotting away, and your fine clothes are moth-eaten rags. Then be happy, 3 for when the way is rough, your patience has a chance to grow. 4:3: Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts. You do not have because you do not ask God. 4 So let it grow, and don’t try to squirm out of your problems. Coffman's Commentaries on the Bible. JAS 4:8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. So what right do you have to judge your neighbor? The book of James is about what it means for a Christian to live a life of complete trust in God. But your job is not to decide whether this law is right or wrong, but to obey it. Don’t they come from the evil desires at war within you? James 4:6 shows it is not the Holy Spirit, but the human spirit, which James is talking about here. 8 And when you draw close to God, God will draw close to you. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? Drawing Close to God. In James Chapter 4 … For the length of your lives is as uncertain as the morning fog—now you see it; soon it is gone. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. You long for what others have, and can’t afford it, so you start a fight to take it away from them. But the grace. 2 Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.. 3 Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume [it] upon your lusts. 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. And yet the reason you don’t have what you want is that you don’t ask God for it. 1 Look here, you rich people: Weep and groan with anguish because of all the terrible troubles ahead of you. JAMES Week 4: Control Your Selfishness This includes: 1. For when your patience is finally in full bloom, then you will be ready for anything, strong in character, full and complete. Chapter 4. Yet you don’t have what you want because you don’t ask God for it. [This exact quotation is not found, but it is a lot like Galatians 5:17. 7 So humble yourselves before God. c 4:6 Prov 3:34 (Greek version). or judges them speaks against the law and judges it. If you do, you will be fighting against God’s law of loving one another, declaring it is wrong. James 1:4 NLT. James 4:1-17—Read the Bible online or download free. 11 Don’t criticize and speak evil about each other, dear brothers. 9 Let there be tears for the wrong things you have done. The origin of wars and contentions, and the wretched lot of those who are engaged in them, James 4:1, James 4:2.Why so little heavenly good is obtained, James 4:3.The friendship of the world is enmity with God, James 4:4, James 4:5.God resists the proud, James 4:6.Men should submit to God, and pray, James 4:7, James 4:8.Should humble themselves, James 4:9, James 4:10. Chapter 4 builds on the end of chapter 3, where James described the self-seeking wisdom of the world. Don’t they come from the evil desires at war within you? Let there be sadness instead of laughter, and gloom instead of joy. d 4:11 Greek brothers. You are jealous of what others have, but you can’t get it, so you fight and wage war to take it away from them. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world. 3 And even when you ask, you don’t get it because your motives are all wrong—you want only what will give you pleasure. 4 What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? 4 What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? You want what you don’t have, so you scheme and kill to get it. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. Let there be sorrow and sincere grief. 3 And even when you do ask you don’t get it because your whole aim is wrong—you want only what will give you pleasure. In James Chapter 1 verses 14 and 15 the result of lust is sin then death. So what right do you have to judge or criticize others? 15 What you ought to say is, “If the Lord wants us to, we will live and do this or that.” 16 Otherwise you are boasting about your own pretentious plans, and all such boasting is evil. In James Chapter 4 verse 3 the result of lust is not receiving the things one is seeking. He then speculates that it was more likely fights among families and Jewish sects. As the Scripture says, God gives strength to the humble but sets himself against the proud and haughty. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. The very wealth you were counting on will eat away your flesh like fire. To: Jewish Christians scattered everywhere. 2 You want what you don’t have, so you scheme and kill to get it. … JAMES. 13 Look here, you people who say, “Today or tomorrow we are going to such and such a town, stay there a year, and open up a profitable business.” 14 How do you know what is going to happen tomorrow? Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 4 What is causing the quarrels and fights among you? The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. They say that God is passionate that the spirit he has placed within us should be faithful to him. JAS 4:9 Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. They say that God is passionate that the spirit he has placed within us should be faithful to him. James 4 - NIV: What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from the evil desires at war within you? 9 Let there be tears for what you have done.
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