James 1:17-19 New Century Version (NCV)
17 Every good action and every perfect gift is from God. These good gifts come down from the Creator of the sun, moon, and stars, who does not change like their shifting shadows. 18 God decided to give us life through the word of truth so we might be the most important of all the things he made.
Listening and Obeying
19 My dear brothers and sisters, always be willing to listen and slow to speak. Do not become angry easily,