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When the cold won’t go away

I am not surprised when the thermometer reads 4 degrees in the yellow-gray light of the delayed dawn.  Brushing the snow dust off from the bottom of my boots, I lay down the wood and peel off my ski gloves, … Continue reading

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James 4:5-10

Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, “The Spirit who dwells in us yearns jealousy?” But He gives more grace.  Therefore He Says: “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Therefore submit to God. … Continue reading

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James 4:4

Adulterers and adultresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God?  Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. I heard an excellent teaching once on Exodus … Continue reading

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James 4:1-3

Where do wars and fights come from among you?  Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members? You lust and do not have.  You murder and covet and cannot obtain.  You fight and war. … Continue reading

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James 3:17-18

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make … Continue reading

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James 3:13-16

Who is wise and understanding among you?  Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom.   But if you have bitter envy and self-seeking in your hearts, do not boast and lie … Continue reading

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James 3:1-12, PART 3

My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment.  For we all stumble in many things.  If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle … Continue reading

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James 3:1-12, PART 2

My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment.  For we all stumble in many things.  If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle … Continue reading

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James 3:1-12, PART 1

My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment.  For we all stumble in many things.  If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle … Continue reading

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