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How to Grow in Spiritual Maturity Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger. For human anger does not accomplish God’s righteousness. So put away all filth and evil excess and humbly welcome the message implanted within you, which is able to save your souls. James 1:19-21 (NET) How can we grow spiritually? In James 1:18, James described the new birth of Christians. He said, “By his sovereign plan he gave u
How Not to Be Deceived while in Trials Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters. Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created. James 1:16-18 How can we protect ourselves from being deceived about God when encountering trials? Trials are inevitable, and temptations alway
Conquering Temptation Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one. But each one is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desires. Then when desire conceives, it gives birth to sin, and when sin is full grown, it gives birth to death. James 1:13-15 (NET) How can we conquer temptation? Again, James is writing Jewish Christians who have been scattered throughout the ancient world because of r