Saturday, April 7, 2012

James 4... What Our Actions Say

James chapter 4. These verses reminded me of an old saying: "Does your walk match your talk?" In chapter 3, James talked a lot about our "talk". In this chapter he talks a lot about our "walk". Each should match the other in the life of a Christian.

James 4:1-3 Lust=War & fighting ; Lust= Killing & unfulfilled desires; Lust= praying for wrong things

James 4:4 Friend of the World= Enemy of God

James 4:6 He giveth more grace! (But not to the proud!)

James 4:7 SUBMIT to God -- RESIST the devil

James 4:8 Come near to God=He will come near to you. (But clean your hands and your heart before you come)

James 4:10 Bow low before the Lord and He will lift you up.

James 4:11 Don't speak evil of others. God did make us judges.

James 4:13-15 "Don't put off 'til tomorrow what you can do today." = Life is short

James 4:17 Not doing the right you know to do is as sinful as doing the wrong you know you should not do!

I pray that I will walk more often in the footsteps of our Lord than I have in the past!


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