Bible Verse devotions and pray along prayers for teenagers.
James Chapters 1 - 5 ALL STAR BIBLE
No doubt you’ve noticed the verses in this book are “selected”. Consider these various verse versions as members of an All-Star team with the teams as different bible translations. In this case the All-Star players are picked by a youth pastor for purpose of delivering bible verses in a fresh new effective way.
After much bible study thought and God fearing prayer these verses were selected to help you Surge Up with God’s Word. I pray that reading this ALL STAR mosaic of translations will be a catapult cayalyst in boosting your personal bible study.
James 5 ALL STAR BIBLE
ESV 15 The prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise them up; and anyone who has committed sins will be forgiven. NRS 16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. SURGE
17 Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth. ESV 18 He prayed again, and the sky gave rain, and the earth produced its fruit.
19 Brothers, if any among you wanders from the truth and someone turns him back, 20 let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins. WEB
James 4 ALL STAR BIBLE
1 What causes quarrels and squabbles among you? Is it not passions waging war within you? 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet, but you cannot own. So you bicker and brawl. You do not have because you do not ask God. SURGE
7 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Come near to God, and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners. Purify your hearts, you double-minded. CEB 9 Grieve, mourn and wail. Change your laughter to mourning and your joy to gloom.
10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. NIV
13 Some of you say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to some city. We will stay there a year, do business, and make money." NCV 14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. NIV
15 Instead, you should say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.”
James 3 ALL STAR BIBLE
8 But nobody can tame the tongue.
It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. HNV 9 With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse those who are made in the likeness of God. NRS 10 Blessing and cursing from the same mouth... Say it ain't so. SURGE
11 Can fresh water and salt water flow out of the same spring? NIRV 12 Can a fig tree yield olives, or a grapevine figs? No more than salt water can yield fresh water. SURGE
13 Are any of you wise and understanding? Show that your actions are good with a humble lifestyle that comes from wisdom. CEB 14 But if you harbor in your hearts bitter jealousy and selfish ambition, don't boast and attack the truth with lies!
CJB 15 Earthly demonic thinking ain't from heaven. 6WB 16 For Wherever there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there is disorder and everything that is evil. CEBA 17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.
James 2 ALL STAR BIBLE
12 Speak and act as those who are to be judged by the law of freedom. CSB 13 For judgment is without mercy to one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment. ESV
14 What good is it, my brothers, if a man says he has faith, but has no works? Can that faith save him? HNV 15 If a brother or sister is without clothes and lacks daily food 16 and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, stay warm, and be well fed,” but you don’t give them what the body needs, what good is it? CSB
17 So faith without works is dead. 6WB 18 But someone may well say, "You have faith and I have works; show me your faith without the works, and I will show you my faith by my works." NAS
19 You believe there's one God. Good! Even demons believe that... and shudder. POETTREE 20 How foolish! Can’t you see that faith without good deeds is useless? NLT
James 1 ALL STAR Bible
11 For as the sun rises with its scorching heat the grass withers, flowers fall, and beauty perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits.
12 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. SURGE
16 Don't be deceived, my dear brothers. 6WB 17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, shinning down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. POETTREE 18 God decided to give us life through the word of truth. Out of all creation we became his prized possession.
19 Everyone understand this: Be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger. SURGE
27 God's views of pure religion is caring for overlooked orphans and wary widows while keeping your soul spotless from the polluted world. SURGE
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