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a servant of God
and of the Lord.Emmanuel.Christ,
twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.
1:2 My brethren, count it all joy
when you fall into divers
for 'temptations' is 'trials',
unknown of it all);
1:3 Knowing this, that the trying
of your faith.(trying
of your faith, why?).works
1:4 But let patience have her
perfect work, that you may be perfect and entire, wanting.(lacking).nothing.(*).
1:5 If any of you lack wisdom.(?),
let him ask.(original
'ask', 'desire'; how? your daily dominant
your future).of God, that
gives to all men liberally and upbraids
not and it shall be given him.
1:6 But let him ask in faith.(with
no doubt in mind you'll get it), nothing wavering.(one
when he looks at things negatively
that way as Peter, one of the disciples
14:24-31; when you vacillate
in your purposes, you go nowhere:.Matthew
7:14). For he that wavers is like a wave of the sea driven
with the wind and tossed.
1:7 For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing
of the Lord.
1:8 A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.
4:8; a double minded man as compared
to a single minded one; unstableness
is one step toward 'unsaneness'
and that's one step away from insanity.
1:9-11 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted.
But the rich, in that he is made low; because as the flower of the grass
he shall pass away. For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat,
but it withers the grass and the flower thereof falls and the grace of
the fashion of it perishes, so also shall the rich man fade away in his
1:12 Blessed is the man that endures temptation. For when he is tried,
he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to them
that love him.
is this 'crown of life'?.2Timothy
1:13 Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God. For God
cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempts he any man.
be influenced by us.
1:14 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust
often tells us 'it's the devil, it's the devil', but it's us who first
have the thoughts that open a door for more to be pumped
James 1:15 Then when lust has conceived, it brings
forth sin and sin when it is finished brings forth death.
1:15 Then when lust has conceived, it brings forth sin and sin when
it is finished.(original
for phrase "when it is finished" is "separates one from God").brings
1:16 Do not err, my beloved brethren.
sin is a missing the mark of what we are on Earth for and any missing the
mark that takes us away from that, negates the reason for our existence
here and so our lives become spiritually worthless:.Romans
James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift
is from above and comes down from the Father of lights with whom is
no shadow of turning.
1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from
above and comes down from the Father of lights.(light
is being in higher
consciousness; lights is various levels
of high consciousness).with whom is
no variableness neither shadow of turning..Because
James 1:18 Of his own will begat he us with the
word of truth that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
3:6 "For I am the LORD, I change not...")
1:18 Of his own will begat he us with
word of truth that we should be a kind
of.(original is 'a certain
type of'; that is individual; God doesn't
of separation from the ordinary consciousness
level).of his creatures.
1:19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear,
slow to speak, slow to wrath.
1:20 For the wrath of man works not the
righteousness of God.
1:21 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness.(2Corinthians
and receive with meekness
'in you that which produces').word.(Deuteronomy
11:18), which is able to save your souls.
1:22-24 But be you doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving
your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word and not a doer, he
is like unto a man beholding.(original
is 'considering').his natural.(original
is 'generation', that is, he considers the life he has had).face
in a glass. For he beholds himself and goes his way and straightway forgets.(doesn't
become a doer for changing himself by applying things that came to his
mind).what manner of man he
do you think of yourself when you look in a mirror?
1:25 But whoso looks into the perfect law of liberty.(Matthew
therein he being not a forgetful hearer.(not
doing what he or she knows they should).but
a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.
1:26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his
tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.
1:27 Pure religion.(original
undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit.(original
means 'to visit with an eye to look out for; to provide care as needed).the
fatherless and widows in their affliction.(any
and tribulations they may be
to keep himself unspotted from the world.