What is it that we are “under”? As we go through Chapter 2, we’ll take a look at how translation prejudice leads to the formation of doctrine, while the truth of the text ties directly back to the Book of the Covenant!
How are death and life in the hands of the tongue? Yaakov/James expounds on the importance of controlling what it is that we say. The use of the tongue is what separates wisdom from foolishness.
From where do wars and fighting among you come? The lusts of our flesh are in direct contradiction with the Ruach/Spirit given to us by יהוה/Yahuwah. In His mercy, יהוה/Yahuwah has given us his Royal Torah and empowered us with the grace to walk in it.