The Problem of Double-Mindedness

A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.” (James 1:8)

“Double minded” is from the Greek word dipsuchos–a combination of di (meaning  “twice” or “double”) and psuche (meaning “soul” or “life”).  The basic idea is that a person is torn between competing choices or interests.  This word is only used two times in the New Testament, here and in James 4:8.  Continue reading