James 5:19-20

The Prayer of Faith

19 My brothers, f if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone g brings him back, 20 let him know that whoever brings back a sinner from his wandering h will save his soul from death and i will cover a multitude of sins.

  1. Cross References
    Matthew 18:15
    If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.
    Galatians 6:1
    Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.
  2. Cross References
    Psalms 51:13
    Then I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will return to you.
    Daniel 12:3
    And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above; and those who turn many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.
    Malachi 2:6
    True instruction was in his mouth, and no wrong was found on his lips. He walked with me in peace and uprightness, and he turned many from iniquity.
    Luke 1:16
    And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God.
  3. Cross References
    Romans 11:14
    In order somehow to make my fellow Jews jealous, and thus save some of them.
  4. Cross References
    1 Peter 4:8
    Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
    Nehemiah 4:5
    Do not cover their guilt, and let not their sin be blotted out from your sight, for they have provoked you to anger in the presence of the builders.
    Psalms 32:1
    Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
    Psalms 85:2
    You forgave the iniquity of your people; you covered all their sin. Selah
    Proverbs 10:12
    Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.
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