James 2:19 – Big, Fat, Hairy Deal
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James 2:19 – Big, Fat, Hairy Deal

You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble! When I was a youngster growing up in western New York State, a friend of mine came to school one day wearing a hilarious (to us at the time) t-shirt. It featured popular cartoon feline Garfield with a rather unimpressed…

James 2:10-11 – But Officer…
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James 2:10-11 – But Officer…

For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. For He who said, “Do not commit adultery,” also said, “Do not murder.” Now if you do not commit adultery, but you do murder, you have become a transgressor of the law.Did Imagine with me a hypothetical…

James 2:8-9 – One of Those Royal Laws
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James 2:8-9 – One of Those Royal Laws

If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well; but if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are convicted by the law as transgressors. The story is told of a small town mayor here in Northeast Brazil who wanted to build a…