James 5:16a KJV 16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. I am so glad James brings this up in his letter because it's an area where many of us fall short, I believe. Personal accountability is sorely lacking in our churches, and especially among church leaders. Why… Continue reading Are You Accountable?
James 5:14-15 KJV 14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: 15 And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they… Continue reading Pray While Anointing
James 5:13 KJV 13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. James present two different pictures in one verse, one of affliction and one of being merry. In both cases, he also tells us how to respond to the condition we are in. To me, both of the… Continue reading Pray or Praise
James 5:12 KJV 12 But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation. So far, we have discussed joy in tribulation, faith unwavering, wisdom from God, doing the word and not… Continue reading Stop Swearing!
James 5:10-11 KJV 10 Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience. 11 Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and… Continue reading Going Through