James 4:8 – Just Stop It!
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James 4:8 – Just Stop It!

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Things were not going well for Jacob the Patriarch. A chain of disgraceful events, culminating in violation of his daughter and the revenge killing of the male population of an entire city by…

James 4:7 – J.E.B. Stuart and Victory Over Sin
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James 4:7 – J.E.B. Stuart and Victory Over Sin

Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. If you are any kind of Civil War buff at all, you are aware of the controversy surrounding Confederate General J.E.B Stuart’s fateful ride around the Union Army at Gettysburg. Whether you tend to sympathize with the South or (like me) the…

James 4:2 – “Murder”, He Wrote
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James 4:2 – “Murder”, He Wrote

You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet you do not have because you do not ask. This second verse of chapter four continues on the theme of conflict among the brethren that James began in the previous verse. But before we dive into that,…