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James 4

James 4:1  
From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?

James 4:2  
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.

James 4:3  
Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.

James 4:4  
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.

James 4:5  
Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?

James 4:6  
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.

James 4:7  
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

James 4:8  
Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

James 4:9  
Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.

James 4:10  
Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

James 4:11  
Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.

James 4:12  
There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?

James 4:13  
Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain:

James 4:14  
Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

James 4:15  
For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.

James 4:16  
But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.

James 4:17  
Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.


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