Thematic Bible

James 1:1 (show verse)

James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,To the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad: Greetings.

James 1:2 (show verse)

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

James 1:3 (show verse)

knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

James 1:4 (show verse)

And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

James 1:5 (show verse)

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

James 1:6 (show verse)

But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.

James 1:7 (show verse)

For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,

James 1:8 (show verse)

being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

James 1:9 (show verse)

But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;

James 1:10 (show verse)

and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.

James 1:11 (show verse)

For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.

James 1:12 (show verse)

Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

James 1:13 (show verse)

Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.

James 1:14 (show verse)

But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.

James 1:15 (show verse)

Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.

James 1:16 (show verse)

Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren.
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James 1:17 (show verse)

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

James 1:18 (show verse)

In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.

James 1:19 (show verse)

This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

James 1:20 (show verse)

for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.

James 1:21 (show verse)

Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

James 1:22 (show verse)

But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

James 1:23 (show verse)

For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror;

James 1:24 (show verse)

for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was.

James 1:25 (show verse)

But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what he does.

James 1:26 (show verse)

If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man’s religion is worthless.

James 1:27 (show verse)

Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.