New Living Translation
But don't just listen to God's word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves.
King James Bible
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
Darby Bible Translation
But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, beguiling yourselves.
World English Bible
But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.
Young's Literal Translation
and become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,
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"Let patience have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing." James 1:4. 1. "My brethren," says the Apostle in the preceding verse, "count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations." At first view, this may appear a strange direction; seeing most temptations are, "for the present, not joyous, but grievous." Nevertheless ye know by your own experience, that "the trial of your faith worketh patience:" And if "patience have its perfect work, ye shall be perfect and …
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Then the LORD said, "Broadcast this message in the streets of Jerusalem. Go from town to town throughout the land and say, 'Remember the ancient covenant, and do everything it requires.
"Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.
"So why do you keep calling me 'Lord, Lord!' when you don't do what I say?
I will show you what it's like when someone comes to me, listens to my teaching, and then follows it.
For merely listening to the law doesn't make us right with God. It is obeying the law that makes us right in his sight.
What good is it, dear brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but don't show it by your actions? Can that kind of faith save anyone?
Don't speak evil against each other, dear brothers and sisters. If you criticize and judge each other, then you are criticizing and judging God's law. But your job is to obey the law, not to judge whether it applies to you.
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