Ye lust, and ye have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. — James 4:2

Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts. — James 4:3

Submit yourselves there to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. — James 4:7

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He shall lift you up. — James 4:10


Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth! — James 3:5

And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell. — James 3:6


Rejoice not when thy enemy faileth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: — Proverbs 24:17

Lest the LORD see it, and it displease Him, and He turn His wrath from him. — Proverbs 24:18


For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment. — James 2:13

Thou beleivest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble. — James 2:19


If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and shall be given him. — James 1:5

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. — James 1:6

For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. — James 1:7

A double minded man is unstable in all his ways. — James 1:8


By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life. — Proverbs 22:4

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. — Proverbs 22:6

Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease. — Proverbs 22:10

The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets. — Proverbs 22:13

Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: — Proverbs 22:24

Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul. — Proverbs 22:25


Every way of man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts. — Proverbs 21:2

The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes. — Proverbs 21:10

The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead. — Proverbs 21:16

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. — Proverbs 21:23

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD. — Proverbs 21:30