Archives for the month of: November, 2015

A principle best practiced one kind, merciful act at a time.

“Kind mercy wins over harsh judgment every time.”

James 2:13 MSG

Lesson 1: Learning to reply

“Lead with your ears, follow up with your tongue, and let anger straggle along in the rear.”

James 1:19 MSG

Taking time to count the blessing!

“Every desirable and beneficial gift comes out of heaven.”

James 1:17 MSG

What’s in your wallet?

“Prosperity is as short-lived as a wildflower, so don’t ever count on it.”

James 1:10 MSG


“Ask boldly, believingly, without a second thought. People who ‘worry their prayers’ are like wind-whipped waves.”

James 1:6 MSG

Need help? No assembly required.

“pray to the Father..You’ll get his help, and won’t be condescended to when you ask for it.”

James 1:5 MSG

Apply liberally throughout the day when needed.

“If you don’t know what you’re doing, pray to the Father. He loves to help.”

James 1:5 MSG

To escape or endure, that is the question.

“So don’t try to get out of anything prematurely. Let it do its work so you become mature and well-developed, not deficient in any way.”

James 1:4 MSG

Pressurizing opportunities to use bright colors.

“You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors.”

James 1:3 MSG

Overwhelmed? Here’s a new outlook:

“Consider it a sheer gift, friends, when tests and challenges come at you from all sides.”

James 1:2 MSG