A Favorite Bible Verse, from James

In honor of International Bible Day, here’s a verse from the Bible that is meaningful to me, from James chapter 3:

16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

18 And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace. (James 3:16-18)

As Jesus taught us, and his brother James confirms, “blessed are the peacemakers”.