1, James 3:13 Earthly and Heavenly Wisdom, Pt. also Arno C. Gaebelein, Gaebelein’s Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible (I Volume, Neptune, NJ: Loizeaux, 1985), the Annotated Bible revised. 15 This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. Camerarius tells a story of two brethren walking out in a star light night. Ver. I refer you back to James 3:13-18. Does The Bible Provide an Adequate Answer to Suffering? Ought the Church to Pray for Revival? either a vine, figs? (Dr Prideaux, Lect.) The New Testament Documents: Are they Reliable? Well done commentary from modern perspective. Ver. (Dr Rayner.) James; Principle #8; James 3:1-12; Sinful Anger: To keep our words from becoming destructive, we must be able to control what we say. . Hebrews 6:4-8 on Apostasy - Sign in. From the author of the epistle, to the date it was written, to the analysis of the book as a whole, Plumptre brings his readers a critical look at James. - Hal Licino, Why Modern Liberalism is Contrary to Christianity, Matthew 24 The End of the Holy City - Morrison Lee, Scripture Charts As Relates to the Second Coming, The Beast of Revelation Revealed - Dr. Kenneth L. Gentry, The Destruction of Jerusalem - Proof of Christianity, The Last Days According to Jesus - R. C. Sproul, All the N.T. Volume 1). Revelation 13:5. And thus it went on from words, till at length each sheathed his sword in the other’s bowels. What, in spite of me? DAVID E THOMPSON Expository Sermons James, Choose Book of Bible to StudyGenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SolomonIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Search Wikipedia using spiritual discretion, James 3:2-8 The Terrible Potential of the Tongue. 5. Published 1871 - Probably best older commentary on prophetic passages as it tends to interpret more literally. Spurgeon - A Christian man wishing for the cream of expository writers could not make a better purchase. When the dogstar ariseth, no plants thrive as at other times. Plutarch in Dion tells of a land about Athens, that brings forth the best honey and worst poison. Doth a fountain send forth] The fountain, or rather the botch, of sensual and sinful pleasures doth. Latest Additions. What Do You Do with a Broken Relationship? A loaf of the same bran was that foul mouthed cardinal, who entering the city of Paris, and being met by the people who begged his blessing, blessed them at first; but when they came thicker upon him, and hindered his passage, he cursed them as fast; using these words, Quandoquidem hic populus vult decipi, decipiatur in nomine diaboli, i.e. John Piper Mar 1, 2013 29 Shares Article. Ver. Look also at ships: although they are so large and are driven by fierce winds, they are turned by a very small rudder wherever the pilot desires. But that shouldn’t distract preachers from the clear, strong, timely emphasis on the importance of considering the effects of what we say. The first of six volumes was published in 1708. Important introductions and concise notes on the text. (Hosius.). Logos - A concise book that is packed with practical application, the New Testament book of James is discussed in-depth by E. H. Plumptre. Ministers, as a rule, should not buy condensations, but get the works themselves. Full of deadly poison] Such as poisoneth itself, and poisoneth at a distance, which no other poison doth. Read James 3 commentary using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. Is sown in peace] Only we must not think to sow and reap all in a day. An exhaustive work, as far as the information of the period admitted. Christianity: The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Women, The Pursuit of God - A W Tozer - Complete Book. 13:55). Gallic.) When a fire is kindled in a town, the bells ring backwards; when fires of contentions are kindled in places, all things go awry. James 3:18; 4:1-5. "My heart was hot," &c., and "I spake with my tongue." The venomous heat of which deadly poison, like a fire in the flesh, killeth the wounded with torments, the likeliest hell of any other. Final Judgment, Identifying True Israel: Following God's Faithful Down the Ages, The Significance of A.D. 70 in the Prophecies of Christ, Biblical Hermeneutics - Qualifications Of An Interpreter - M. S. Terry, Biblical Hermeneutics - Special Hermeneutics - M. S. Terry, Of Justification by Faith and Works - William Law, Sanctification - Its Nature - by J.C. Ryle, Sanctification - The Growth of the New Man, Scriptural Evidence for the Deity of Christ, The Carnal Christian - by Ernest C. Reisinger, The Christian's Relationship To The Mosaic Law w/audio, The Lordship Controversy and Repentance - Ernest Reisinger, The Word-Faith Movement - Christian Research Institute, A Treatise of Earthly-Mindedness - Burroughs, Clinging to a Counterfeit Cross - James P. Shelly. Spurgeon's comment on Manton's work - In Manton’s best style. The course of nature] Gr. James 4:3. A Protest - Joseph Agar Beet D.D. Volume 1). Jesus says: “Do not marvel, my brethren, if the world hates you” (1 John 3:13). Why I Don't Have a Television - John Piper, Why People Find the Bible Difficult - A. W. Tozer, Your Life is Like the Morning Fog - James P. Shelly, A Challenge to Unscriptural Traditions and Practice - Video, Are Seminaries Legitimate? It is not my intent to attack anyone on a personal level, not even John Piper. The General Theme: Humility. Spurgeon on Stier - No one can be expected to receive all that Stier has to say, but he must be dull indeed who cannot learn much from him. A Protest - Joseph Agar Beet D.D. Gaebelein was premillennial and dispensational, and editor for many years of Our Hope Magazine. The Christian & Politics: Has the Contemporary Church Become Obsessed With Political Solutions? (Ed: Thus James are not the comments of Matthew Henry). Their Worm Does Not Die: Annihilation and Mark 9:48, Evidence for the Resurrection - William Lane Craig -Text and Audio, The Evidence for Jesus - William Lane Craig - Text and Video. See how great a forest a little fire kindles! (Bolding added) (The Minister's Library. A perfect man] That is, a prudent man, Psalms 37:30-31. Scripture: James 1:2–3. Fortified by Fire How Suffering Makes Us Strong. And it is the honour of God alone to be perfect, saith Plato (Euphormio). The Hebrew Word Nephesh (Soul) - E. W. Bullinger. View James 1 . 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James 3 Commentary. It exalts itself and exults of great things. Immortality of the Soul or Resurrection? What? The one-volume form eliminates the Biblical text and is thus less bulky. The "Clergy/Laity" Distinction: A Hindrance to the Church? 17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. That is not my duty. Ten Indictments Against the Modern Church - Paul Washer - Video, The Bible Without Comment - William E. Cox, Amusing Ourselves to Death - Neil Postman, Everybody Loves Jesus: The Culture Cherishes a Counterfeit Christ, Historian David Barton on Jon Stewart Show, Hollywood's War on Traditional Values - Video, Homosexuals Brainwashing Our Children in Elementary Schools, The Homosexual Propaganda Campaign in America, The Motion Picture Production Code of 1930 (Hays Code), The New England Primer - First Elementary School Textbook - 1777, What same-sex "marriage" has done to Massachusetts, Why Does Socialism Always Fail? Boasteth great things] Gr. A world of iniquity] A newly found world. Feb 9 - Errors of the Invitation System or Alter Call . Ver. Is Hell eternal torment or eternal death. Commentaries . My calling is to lead people to see Jesus Christ, trust his forgiveness for sins, treasure him above … Scripture: James 1:2–3. James 3:13-18 Wisdom, the worlds or God's? Its insight into human problems is great, but it often does not deal adequately with problems in the text. Ver. 9. 16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. Ver. - Oscar Cullmann, Immortality or Resurrection? Both yield salt water and fresh] That is strange that is reported of the rivers of Peru, that after they have run into the main sea, yea, some write 20 or 30 miles, they keep themselves unmixed with the salt water; so that a very great way within the sea men may take up as fresh water as if they were near the land. ), An unruly evil] There be but five virtues of the tongue reckoned by philosophers. We know that this James was not the apostle James, brother of John, because he was martyred in A.D. 44, too early for this epistle. Home >> Bible Studies >> James Studies >> James 3:1-12 These small group studies of James contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom." Burkitt is somewhat pithy, and for a modern rather rich and racy, but he is far from deep, and is frequently common-place. EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE COMMENTARY - Alfred Plummer. What does it mean to take the Lord's name in vain? Out of the same mouth] As it did once out of the mouth of Pope Julius II, who in the battle of Ravenna on Easter Day, between him and the French, as he sat by the fire reading his prayers, and having news of the defeat, he flung away his book, saying, Sit ergo Gallus in nomine diabolorum, Let Gaul be in the name of the demons. James 3 Commentary, This commentary, contains the authors' personal study and translation of the original Greek New Testament. Amarissima volulptas, saith another, (Tertul.). " Few such books are written now. Even if someone were to gain great riches in this life, the gain is short-lived because, as John Piper puts it, “There are no U-Hauls behind hearses” (1 Tim. James 4:4. 28. Cyril Barber - A classic in the field. Dr. John Piper just completed a two-part series of sermons on John 3:16, and I hope a lot of people will take time to listen to these. The author was a popular evangelical Bible teacher of the first part of the century, much like H. A. Ironside in his diligent but broad, practical expositions of Bible books. 11. James Rosscup - This is a helpful old set of 1863 for laypeople and pastors to have because it usually comments at least to some degree on problems. Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a fishing. James 3 Commentary; James 4 Commentary; James 5 Commentary; JOHN GILL COMMENTARY JAMES. Behold how great a matter] Or wood. Commentaries for James Chapter 3 Controlling What We Say. The talebearer carrieth the devil in his tongue (saith one), the talehearer in his ear. of the Traditional "Sermon" Concept, A Biblical Defense of Conditional Immortality, Biblically Dispelling the Myth of Eternal Torture. 10. By the fruit of righteousness may be meant the crown of righteousness, 2 Timothy 4:8, which Christ (the Prince of peace) shall put upon all the sons of peace, Luke 10:6; as, in the mean time, they shall be called the sons of God, Matthew 5:9, have not only the comfort, but the credit, the name and note of such. We consult it continually, and with growing interest. Suffering That Strengthens Faith. Principium dulce est, at finis amoris amarus; Laeta venire Venus, tristis abire solet.". (The Minister's Library - Volume 1), THOMAS MANTON - A Practical Exposition of James, In Depth Verse by Verse Comments (>150 pages on James 1!). Spurgeon said, “It contains so great a variety of information that if a man had no other exposition he would find himself at no great loss if he possessed this and used it diligently” (Commenting and Commentaries, p. 3). 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