The Book of James Chapter 3 is an exposition to how Believers should act and shouldn’t. James insist that not everybody is fit to be a teacher of the Word because we encounter sin at all time and not many can resist it, especially the sin of ill-speaking with the tongue, which is regarded as a powerful member of the body that cannot be easily tamed.

” 6.)And the tongue is a fire! It can be compared to the sum total of wickedness and is the most dangerous part of our human body. It corrupts the entire body and is a hellish flame! It releases a fire that can burn throughout the course of human existence”

James is asking Believers today, “Can fresh water and salty water flow from the same spring.?” or how do we feel when “we praise God in public and then curse man who was made in God’s image afterwards, still with the same tongue.? He insist that Maturity and Understanding in the word among believers should be regarded in high esteem.

Furthermore, our Wisdom as Believers should be seen in our Goodness and Humility, which is profit. He insist that the wisdom that comes with envy and selfish ambition is earthly and demonic and it gives birth to other evil and if not checked, it consumes the bearer.

Finally, we are urged to become Peacemakers who sow in Peace so as to reap righteousness, believers who meekly obey the word so as to get it full potentials, and a family that is considerate and submissive to Divine authority..

Prayer reference points:
Proverbs 18:21
Proverbs 13:3
Ephesians 4:29

©Henshaw

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