James 1:19-26 – Listening and Doing

Living faith in action makes a difference.

Happy reading the seventeen verse references below. (wink)

Scripture references to James 1:19-26
Verse 19
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
~ Proverbs 10:19 ~

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
~ Proverbs 15:1 ~

Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
~ Ecclesiastes 7:9 ~

Verse 21
In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
~ Ephesians 1:13 ~

that ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
~ Ephesians 4:22 ~

who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit.
~ Colossians 1:8 ~

Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guide, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speaking,
~ 1 Peter 2:1 ~

Verse 22

Not everyone that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
~ Matthew 7:21 ~

24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: 25 and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. 26 And every one that hearth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand: 27 and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.
~ Matthew 7:24-27 ~

13 (for not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified. 14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: 15 which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;) 16 in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.
~ Romans 2:13-16 ~

Verse 25
If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.
~ John 13:17 ~

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.
~ Romans 8:2 ~

Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
~ Galatians 6:2 ~

So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty.
~ James 2:12 ~

as free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
~ 1 Peter 2:16 ~
Verse 26

Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
~ Psalm 34:13 ~

Verse 27
and the Levite, (because he hath no part nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger and the fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy gates, shall come, and eat and be satisfied; that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.
~ Deuteronomy 14:29 ~

Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
~ James 4:4 ~

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
~ 1 John 2:15-17 ~

Abundant blessings, because the just shall live by faith. Praise The Lord.

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