James

A Visit to the Harvest Field

Feb 04

A Visit to the Harvest Field   "Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waited for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh."—James …

James:5:7-8

Unconditional Surrender

Jan 01

Unconditional Surrender   “Submit yourselves therefore to God.” — James iv. 7.   THIS advice should not need much pressing. “Submit yourselves unto God”— is it not right upon the very face of it? Is it not wise? Does not conscience tell us that we ought to submit? Does not reason bear witness that it must be best to …

James:4:7

Two Sorts of Hearers

Jan 01

Two Sorts of Hearers    “But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth …

James:1:22-25

God’s Will about the Future

Oct 16

God’s Will about the Future   “Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that …

James:4:13-17

Charity and Purity

May 23

Charity and Purity   “Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the father less and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.”— James i. 27.   THERE is a great deal said, and a great deal written, and a great deal of zeal on the one side, and …

James:1:27

A Discourse Upon True Blessedness Here and Thereafter

Aug 02

A Discourse Upon True Blessedness Here and Thereafter   “Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.”— James i. 12.   THE text is a Beatitude. It begins with BLESSED. We should all like to be blessed. What …

James:1:12

The Looking-Glass

Jul 05

The Looking-Glass   “For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: for he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth …

James:1:23-25

Before Sermon, At Sermon, and After Sermon

Jun 28

Before Sermon, At Sermon, and After Sermon   “Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.” — James i. 21, 22.   BRETHREN, it is a good thing to …

James:1:21-22

The Pitifulness of the Lord the Comfort of the Afflicted

Jun 14

The Pitifulness of the Lord the Comfort of the Afflicted   “Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.”— James v. 11.   WE are far too apt to entertain hard thoughts of God. …

James:5:11

A Warning to Waverers

May 25

A Warning to Waverers   “But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.” — James i. 6, 7.   THE apostle James was always very practical. He …

James:1:6, 7