We all stumble in many ways. If anyone is never at fault in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to keep his whole body in check.
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.
Where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.
With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers, this should not be.
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, “Love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing right.
Get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.
Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.