The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Comfort Print: One faith. This faithful rendering of the New King James Version (NKJV) presents the complete Bible in compelling, dramatic audio theater format with world-class audio production. if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. 14 But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. So the rich man also will fade away in his pursuits. 10:36; James 5:11; (1 Pet. ), St. Peter (), and St. Jude brother of James (), begin their Letters.The writer of this has been identified (see Introduction, ante, p. 352) with James the Just, first bishop of Jerusalem, the brother of our Lord. 3:17); Gal. 10:36; James 5:11; [1 Pet. Let the lowly brother glory in his exaltation. Gen 1:27. New King James Version (NKJV). 27 (AD)Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: (AE)to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, (AF)and to keep oneself unspotted from the world. 15 Then, (N)when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, (O)brings forth death. 22 But # Matt. 11 For no sooner has the sun risen with a burning heat than it withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beautiful appearance perishes. For all the saints. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. 6:7; 1 Thess. 5 (E)If any of you lacks wisdom, (F)let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and (G)it will be given to him. All rights reserved. 8:2; 2 Cor. 6:7; 1 Thess. Profiting from Trials. 2 My brethren, () count it all joy () when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces [] patience. 3:14; 4:14], 2 Cor. and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work. What does it mean that even the demons believe (James 2:19)? 2:9 rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom # Ex. a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ. 1:3, 23], Matt. for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God. 7:21–28; Luke 6:46–49; (Rom. 2:13; 2 Tim. 21 Therefore (W)lay aside all filthiness and [d]overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, (X)which is able to save your souls. 6 (H)But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. 2:4; 6:2; James 2:12; 1 Pet. 2:15; [1 Pet. 6 But # 1 Cor. Is salvation by faith alone, or by faith plus works? 1:3, 23). 6:18; Rev. Gen 1:27 - So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. 5 Listen, my beloved brethren: # Job 34:19; John 7:48; 1 Cor. What does it mean to be double-minded (James 1:8; 4:8)? 3:14; 4:14), the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive. that we might be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures. 12 (K)Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive (L)the crown of life (M)which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. 2:13; 2 Tim. So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be [b]perfect and complete, lacking nothing. which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights. as a flower of the field he will pass away. 7:21–28; Luke 6:46–49; (Rom. Greeting. 7 For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; 8 he is (I)a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. (John 8:32; Rom. 2:15; (1 Pet. If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and, does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this one’s religion. Gen 1:28. Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble. 19 [c]So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, (U)slow to speak, (V)slow to wrath; 20 for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God. 26 If anyone [e]among you thinks he is religious, and (AC)does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this one’s religion is useless. Job 5:17; Luke 6:22; Heb. Do not the rich oppress you # Acts 13:50 and drag you into the courts? be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 2:16, he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues. When Peter was rescued from prison, he told his friends to tell James . Jas 1:27. 2:13; James 1:22–25; 2:14–20). 3:17]; Gal. All rights reserved. 1 James, (A)a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ. 13 Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He Himself tempt anyone. What does it means that mercy triumphs over judgment (James 2:13)? perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. 18 (R)Of His own will He brought us forth by the (S)word of truth, (T)that we might be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures. In like manner, St. Paul (Romans 1:1, et seq. 9 Let the lowly brother glory in his exaltation, 10 but the rich in his humiliation, because (J)as a flower of the field he will pass away. 7:21–28; Luke 6:46–49; [Rom. 2:16, NKJV, Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Vines Expository Bible, Comfort Print: A Guided Journey Through the Scriptures with Pastor Jerry Vines, NKJV, Bride's Bible, Leathersoft, White, Red Letter, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version, NKJV, Abide Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, New King James Version. To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. James was a leader in the important council of Jerusalem . 1 James, () a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings. Greeting to the Twelve Tribes. Paul, on his first post-conversion visit to Jerusalem, saw James (Gal 1:19). To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: 2 My brethren, (B)count it all joy (C)when you fall into various trials, 3 (D)knowing that the testing of your faith produces [a]patience. 2:13; James 1:22–25; 2:14–20) be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 16 Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren. So the rich man also will fade away in his pursuits. For no sooner has the sun risen with a burning heat than it withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beautiful appearance perishes. 8:2; 2 Cor. 20:6 which He promised to those who love Him? Beware of Personal Favoritism - My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. Jas 1:27 - Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. this one will be blessed in what he does. lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, Matt. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our NEW "Know the Bible" series. when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown. The Holy Bible, New King James Version, Copyright © 1982 Thomas Nelson. What is the law of liberty? Tools. Job 5:17; Luke 6:22; Heb. 25 But (AA)he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, (AB)this one will be blessed in what he does. Of His own will He brought us forth by the, 2 Cor. 2:13; James 1:22–25; 2:14–20], [John 8:32; Rom. 23 For (Z)if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; 24 for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. 11:22 you have dishonored the poor man. James 1 is the first chapter of the Epistle of James in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The author identifies himself as "James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ" and the epistle is traditionally attributed to James the brother of Jesus, written in Jerusalem between 48–61 CE.Alternatively, some scholars argue that it is a pseudographical work written after 61 CE. For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. 22 But (Y)be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. Handed down. Paul did the same on his last visit . 17 (P)Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, (Q)with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He Himself tempt anyone. What is pure and undefiled religion (James 1:27)? let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. 1:27 Has God not chosen the poor of this world to be # Luke 12:21; 1 Tim. Used by permission. (1) James, a servant (or slave, or bond-servant) of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ.--Bound to Him, i.e., in devotion and love. to keep oneself unspotted from the world. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 2:4; 6:2; James 2:12; 1 Pet. 1 Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God 2 which He promised before through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures, 3 concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh, 4 and declared to be the Son of God with power according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead.