Understanding the Scriptures
|Helm (v. 4)||Rudder|
|Listeth (v. 4)||Desires, wants to go|
|Kindleth (v. 5)||Burns|
|Defileth the whole body (v. 6)||Destroys or makes unclean|
|Similitude (v. 9)||Likeness|
|Endued with knowledge (v. 13)||Intelligent or experienced|
|Conversation (v. 13)||Conduct|
|Sensual (v. 15)||Lustful|
Studying the Scriptures
Do the following activity as you study James 3.
Tame Your Tongue
What we say is important. It is a window to our hearts. Kind and uplifting words come from pure thoughts and good feelings; evil and hurtful words come from evil thoughts and bad feelings. Read James 3:1–13 and list at least three phrases that reflect different ideas about controlling what we say.