Comparisons In THe Book of James To The Sermon On The Mount

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Comparisons In THe Book of James To The Sermon On The Mount

We have been studying the Book of James and my Pastor asked us to make comparisons that co- incide with the sermon on the Mount .

I found 22 and my Pastor sent me her findings so am sharing them here as they are so good . From my Pastor ..... Pastor Sabrina Foerster :

Comparisons between the book of James and the Sermon on the Mount


Inheriting the kingdom


James 2:5


Matt. 5:20


Perfect


James 1:4


Matt. 5:48


The crown of life


James 1:12


Matt. 7:13-14


Hearing and doing


James 1:22-26


Matt. 7:24-27


How the Father gives


James 1:5, 17


Matt. 7:9-11


How to pray


James 1:5-8


Matt. 7:7-11


Lusts and pleasures


James 1:13-15; 4:1-5


Matt. 5:27-32


Good gifts through prayer


James 1:17


Matt. 7:11


Anger and wrath


James 1:19-20


Matt. 5:22


The perfect law of freedom


James 1:25


Matt. 5:17-19


Religious deception


James 1:16, 22, 26-27


Matt. 7:21-23


Purity


James 1:27; 3:17; 4:8


Matt. 5:8


The rich man


James 1:9-11; 5:1-6


Matt. 6:19-34


Being led into temptation


James 1:13


Matt. 6:13


The realm of the poor


James 2:5


Matt. 5:3


Heirs of the kingdom


James 2:5


Matt. 5:3-10


Loving our neighbor


James 2:8


Matt. 5:43-48


The royal law


James 2:8


Matt. 7:12


Keeping the whole law


James 2:10


Matt. 5:17-19


Adultery
James 2:10-11


Matt. 5:27


Being merciful


James 2:13


Matt. 5:7


Reciprocal forgiveness


James 2:13


Matt. 6:12, 14-15


Reciprocal judgment


James 2:13


Matt. 7:2


Merciful


James 2:13; 3:17


Matt. 5:7


Exceeding righteousness


James 2:14-26


Matt. 5:17-22


Good works as a testimony


James 2:18; 3:13


Matt. 5:14-16


Responsibility of teachers


James 3:1


Matt. 5:19-20


Speaking negatively


James 3:2-12


Matt. 5:22


Knowing things by the fruit


James 3:10-12


Matt. 7:16-20


Grapes and figs


James 3:12


Matt. 7:16


A kingdom disposition


James 3:13, 17-18


Matt. 5:3-12


Meekness


James 3:13


Matt. 5:5


Peacemakers


James 3:17-18


Matt. 5:9


Asking and receiving


James 4:3


Matt. 7:8


Conflict between God and the world


James 4:4


Matt. 6:24


Mourning


James 4:9


Matt. 5:4


Dealing with pride


James 4:6-10


Matt. 6:1-6


Taking thought about tomorrow


James 4:13-17


Matt. 6:25-34


Judging


James 4:11-12


Matt. 7:1-2


Living one day at a time


James 4:13-16


Matt 6:25


The corruption of riches


James 5:2ff


Matt. 6:19


The Lord's coming to judge


James 5:7-9


Matt. 7:21ff


Persecution


James 5:10-11


Matt. 5:11-12


Swearing


James 5:12


Matt. 5:34ff


Yes! Yes! And No! No!


James 5:12


Matt. 5:37


Forgiveness


James 5:15-16


Matt. 6:12-15


Restoring a brother


James 5:19-20


Matt. 5:23-26


The judgment seat


James 1:12


Matt. 21-22