NIV 8 Is anyone among you sick?
My brothers and sisters, if one of you should wander from the truth and someone should bring that person back, c. He who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death and cover a multitude of sins: There is a blessing for the one who loves his brother enough to confront him, and who turns him from the error of his way.
The Lord is full of compassion and mercy. (M) See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting(N) for the autumn and spring rains. You have condemned and murdered the innocent one, who was not opposing you. NIV 17 The just may be condemned and killed; but when such suffer by oppressors, this is marked by God.
14 Is any sick among you? 18 And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit. KJV 19 Take heed of defrauding and oppressing; and avoid the very appearance of it. Yet this shows that Elijah’s heart was in tune with God’s. 6 Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you.
6 Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you. The idea of fervent in this context is strong. 1 Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you. 16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed.
Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 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. i.
Yet no one preached to him, but Jesus decided to meet him directly.
6 Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you. It is offered with a lukewarm attitude that virtually asks God to care about something that we care little about. (D) 3 Your gold and silver are corroded.
Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months.
5 Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter. Where there may not be so much of miracle in God's answering our prayers, yet there may be as much of grace.19,20 It is no mark of a wise or holy man, to boast of being free from error, or to refuse to acknowledge an error. Don't have an account? © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . 18 And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.
(12-18) The happiness of being the means of the conversion of a sinner.
Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. 15 And the prayer offered in faith(AE) will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. The wages you failed to pay the workers who mowed your fields are crying out against you. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Long prayers give no particular evidence of Divine inspiration.” (Clarke). The salvation of one soul is of infinitely greater importance than preserving the lives of multitudes, or promoting the welfare of a whole people. Elijah was a human being, even as we are. 3 Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. One reason God uses human instruments is because it brings Him more glory than if He were to do His work by Himself. 13 Is any among you afflicted? NIV 16 But it isn’t anything new, as demonstrated by the revival in Ephesus recorded in Acts 19:17-20. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. True, we may use more caution in our dealings; but to reproach a fallen brother for what he did so long ago, is contrary to the spirit of John, who went after Peter, three days after he had denied his Master with oaths and curses.” (Spurgeon).
(AK), 19 My brothers and sisters, if one of you should wander from the truth(AL) and someone should bring that person back,(AM) 20 remember this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of their way will save(AN) them from death and cover over a multitude of sins.(AO).
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19 Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him; 20 Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NEW, Job 13:28; Ps 39:11; Isa 50:9; Mt 6:19, 20, Ps 23:5; Isa 1:6; Mk 6:13; 16:18; Lk 10:34. What does James tell the merry among us to do. The Judge is standing at the door! Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh. NIV 16 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.
Additionally, effective prayer is offered by a righteous man.
The spirit is then most humble, and the heart is broken and tender.
And when a righteous person, a true believer, justified in Christ, and by his grace walking before God in holy obedience, presents an effectual fervent prayer, wrought in his heart by the power of the Holy Spirit, raising holy affections and believing expectations and so leading earnestly to plead the promises of God at his mercy-seat, it avails much. KJV 1 Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. 14 Is any sick among you?
Men count time long, because they measure it by their own lives; but all time is as nothing to God; it is as a moment. You have fattened yourselves(I) in the day of slaughter. James 5. 8 Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh. You have heard of Job’s perseverance(W) and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. All you need to say is a simple “Yes” or “No.” Otherwise you will be condemned. Update.
This is conversion; to turn a sinner from the error of his ways, not merely from one party to another, or from one notion and way of thinking to another.
Is anyone happy? 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.
And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him. The judgments of God denounced against rich unbelievers. What does James tell the merry among us to do. It says, many who believed came confessing and telling their deeds. let him sing psalms. “Most persons have been convinced by the pious conversation of sisters, by the holy example of mothers, by the minister, by the Sabbath-school, or by the reading of tracts or perusing Scripture. Real, deep, genuine confession of sin has been a feature of every genuine awakening or revival in the past 250 years.
Above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else.
2 Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.
Our eternal happiness is safe if we trust to him: all else is mere vanity, which soon will be done with for ever.12-18 The sin of swearing is condemned; but how many make light of common profane swearing!
The great thing we should beg of God for ourselves and others in the time of sickness is, the pardon of sin.
Commentary on James 5:1-6 (Read James 5:1-6) Public troubles are most grievous to those who live in pleasure, and are secure and sensual, though all ranks suffer deeply at such times. 16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. NIV 11 Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. (19,20)1-6 Public troubles are most grievous to those who live in pleasure, and are secure and sensual, though all ranks suffer deeply at such times. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. 11 Behold, we count them happy which endure. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about.