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I’m Just a Young Branch

James 1:21b KJV 21 and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. Once we have done all we can to rid ourselves of the hurtful attributes of the first half of this verse (filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness), it is time to fill that part of our lives with… Continue reading I’m Just a Young Branch

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Get Out of the Muck!

James 1:21a KJV 21 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness Because anger has no part in the righteousness of God, we need to put some things out of our life.  These things will bring about anger in our lives as quick as anything, and they are things that we have complete control… Continue reading Get Out of the Muck!

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Diffusing Anger

James 1:20 KJV 20 For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. Our anger does not fit in with God's plans for our lives, plain and simple.  We are told to love our neighbor as ourselves (Mark 12:31), to rejoice with those that rejoice and mourn with those that mourn (Rom 12:15) to always… Continue reading Diffusing Anger

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Listen and Be Quiet

James 1:19  KJV Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: This verse is golden in my book.  It is an area where I struggle everyday.  Isn't it odd how the simplest things can trip one up in their pursuit of a Godly character?  The truth… Continue reading Listen and Be Quiet