James 5:8, ESV: "You also, be patient.Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand." You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Your gold and silver have rusted” (James 5:2–3). Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC). James 5:16 New King James Version (NKJV). Exhortation 5 On the earth you have lived luxuriously and abandoned yourselves to soft living and led a life of wanton pleasure [self-indulgence, self-gratification]; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. The wages that you have [fraudulently] withheld from the laborers who have mowed your fields are crying out [against you for vengeance]; and the cries of the harvesters have come to the ears of. James 5:16-20. Their self-indulgence has succeeded only in “fat­tening” them “for the day of slaughter” (James 5:5). Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our NEW "Know the Bible" series. He should pray. The effective, [] fervent prayer of … It was designed with all levels of players in mind. 8 So you also must be patient. Our Creator promises us wisdom—but only under the condition that we do not waver or be double-minded. The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631, All rights reserved. Exodus. James 5. Such loving help is the essence of true outgoing concern. Leviticus. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, an http://www.lockman.org. Joshua. He should call in the church elders (the spiritual guides). Deuteronomy. is ruined and your [fine] clothes have become moth-eaten. He should sing praise [to God]. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, … James 1:5-8. brethren--contrasted with the "rich" oppressors, James 5:1-6. unto the coming of the Lord- … 16 [] Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. Numbers. Look! 5 On the earth you have lived luxuriously and abandoned yourselves to soft living and led a life of wanton pleasure [self-indulgence, self-gratification]; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. James. James makes it clear that the community of Christians should take responsibility for each other. The heartfelt and persistent prayer of a righteous man (believer) can accomplish much [when put into action and made effective by God—it is dynamic and can have tremendous power]. 10 [As] an example of suffering and ill-treatment together with patience, brethren, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord [as His messengers]. James 5:16 AMPC. James 5 Warning to rich oppressors 1 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you. 5 Come now, you rich [people], weep aloud and lament over the miseries (the woes) that are surely coming upon you. The Judge is standing. He must pray. James 1-5 Amplified Bible (AMP) Testing Your Faith. The apostle does not mean that we should reveal … You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. The Stage 5 Amp is an affordable blues harp amp with pro level performance. 20 Let the [latter] one be sure that whoever turns a sinner from his evil course will save [that one’s] soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins [[a]procure the pardon of the many sins committed by the convert]. My brothers and sisters, if anyone among you strays from the truth. 1 COME NOW, you rich [people], weep aloud and lament over the miseries (the woes) that are surely coming upon you. 12 But above all [things], my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath; but let your yes be [a simple] yes, and your no be [a simple] no, so that you may not sin and fall under condemnation. Your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will consume your flesh like fire. Judges. 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