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The Book of James – Here Comes the Judge James 4:11-17

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Introduction

The verses that make up tonight’s lesson deal with people who think they are super Christians and believe their purpose in life, dare I say calling in life is to correct everyone, and when they don’t listen, talk down to them.

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The Book of James – The Tongue James 3:1-6

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Introduction

We are switching gears in this post. James finished his thought on faith and now covers a subject that has separated friends, ruined marriages, destroyed lives and even led nations into war.

The Tongue

James begins with a discourse on the potential destruction our words can inflict upon our fellow man.  You may already have someone in mind that “really needs to hear this”.  In truth we all need to hear it.  I listened to a speech given by a Supreme Court Justice.  In that speech I heard three words that really stuck with me…words have meaning.  I really took this to heart.  He is right, words do have meaning.  Most conflicts start with careless words spoken in haste or in anger. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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