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Vapor life.
James 4:12-17
Shared September 27th, 2016; Updated September 27th, 2016
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If your life is life a vapor, why are you doing so much boasting and presumptive planning?
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James 4:13-17
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Come now, you who say,
Now listen, you who say
s “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town
this kind of thing: "Today or tomorrow we will go to 'this or that' town
and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”—
and spend a year there and do business and make a profit"
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yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring.
and yet you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow.
What is your life?
For - (Q) What is your life ? -
For t you are a mist that appears for a little time
(A) you are a vapor that appears for a short time
and then vanishes.
and then vanishes.
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Instead you ought to say,
You should not say that kind of thing, but you should say,
u “If the Lord wills,
" If the Lord allows,
we will live
then we will live
and do this or that.”
and [having life!] be able to do this or that."
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As it is, you boast in your arrogance.
Nevertheless , you are boasting in your presumptive plans.
v All such boasting is evil.
Moreover , your boasting is evil.
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w So whoever knows the right thing to do
Therefore , if you know what is good to do
and fails to do it,
and you don't do it,
for him it is sin.
then you are sinning.
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q: what is the connection between 13-16 and 17 why, how is v 13-16 a ground for 17?
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