Bible Studies

The Precious Produce: A James 5:7-8 Devotional

The Precious Produce: A James 5:7-8 Devotional 1280 670 Gail Davis

James 5:7-8 “Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil being patient about it until it gets the…

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Sin, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation

Sin, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation 1280 960 Gail Davis

2 Samuel 13-15 In the story of 2 Samuel 13-15, Amnon, David’s first son, lusts for his half-sister, Tamar. He tries many times to coax her to be with him,…

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Giving Thanks – Drawing Attention to God

Giving Thanks – Drawing Attention to God 1280 853 Gail Davis

1Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth. 2Serve the LORD with gladness; Come before Him with joyful singing. 3Know that the LORD Himself is God; It is He who has made…

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Actions Speak Louder Than Words 1280 851 Gail Davis

During this past month, I have been studying the book of James. His main theme is “faith without works is dead.” In essence, he said, “Actions speak louder than words.”…

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BLESSED BY TRIALS – James 1:12-27

BLESSED BY TRIALS – James 1:12-27 6002 4800 Gail Davis

Introduction In the last Bible study that covered James 1:1-11, James taught his hearers and later readers three things. He told his hearers to consider trials joy because they produced…

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Taming the Tongue

Taming the Tongue 1920 1603 Gail Davis

“But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of deadly poison. With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness of God; from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.”…

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Mercy Wins

Mercy Wins 1920 1494 Gail Davis

10 For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of all. 11 For He who said, “Do not commit adultery,” also said, “Do not commit murder.” Now if…

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Religion and True Worship

Religion and True Worship 1920 1280 Gail Davis

“If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue, but deceives his own heart, this man’s religion is worthless. Pure and undefiled religion in the…

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Looking and Being

Looking and Being 1920 1280 Gail Davis

James speaks throughout his epistle about faith and works. In James 1:21-25 he says the person who considers him or herself a Christian, but does not show it through actions…

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Do Not Be Deceived

Do Not Be Deceived 1920 1264 Gail Davis

Let’s consider today what James spoke about in James 1:16. He said, “Do not be deceived my beloved brethren.” Of what did he refer? Was it other teachings? Was it…

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Humiliation or Exaltation

Humiliation or Exaltation 1920 1072 Gail Davis

But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position; and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away. For…

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What Does the Lord Require: A Micah 6:8 Devotional

What Does the Lord Require: A Micah 6:8 Devotional 2423 1731 Gail Davis

“He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your…

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