James Teaches Hearing and Doing James 1:19-25. Psalm 119:103 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! … 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. .
sweeter than honey to my mouth!
105 Your word is a lamp to my feet
and a light to my path.
John 4:34 Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.
Matthew 4:4 But he answered, “It is written,
“ ‘Man shall not live by bread alone,
but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ ”
the word of the Lord proves true;
he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.
John 6:68 Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, 69 and we have believed, and have come to know, that you are the Holy One of God.”
Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
James 1:21b receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. 22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. … 25 the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.
James 1:19b let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;
James 1:20 for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God. 21b Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness
2 Timothy 4:3 For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, 4 and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths.
James 1:23For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. 24 For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like.
James 1:25But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.
Matthew 13:11 And [Jesus] answered them, “To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given. …
16 But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear. 17 For truly, I say to you, many prophets and righteous people longed to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.
John 6:65 And [Jesus] said, “This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by the Father.”
John 8:47 ”Whoever is of God hears the words of God. The reason why you do not hear them is that you are not of God.”