Bible: James 4:11-17

4:11 Do not speak against one another, brothers and sisters. 1  He who speaks against a fellow believer 2  or judges a fellow believer speaks against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but its judge. 3  4:12 But there is only one who is lawgiver and judge – the one who is able to save and destroy. On the other hand, who are you to judge your neighbor? 4 

4:13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into this or that town 5  and spend a year there and do business and make a profit.” 4:14 You 6  do not know about tomorrow. What is your life like? 7  For you are a puff of smoke 8  that appears for a short time and then vanishes. 4:15 You ought to say instead, 9  “If the Lord is willing, then we will live and do this or that.” 4:16 But as it is, 10  you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. 4:17 So whoever knows what is good to do 11  and does not do it is guilty of sin. 12 

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