Looking Like Jesus

Verse: James 1:27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. Devotion At the very core of Christianity should be service. Yes, outward...

Worthless Religion

Verse: James 1:26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. Devotion Throughout this book, James is going to make some pretty strong statements about the difference between faith...

Getting Rid of Sin

Verse: James 1:21 (ESV) Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. Devotion If you’ve spent much time in church, or especially if you grew up with a pastor for a dad,...

Quick, Slow, Slow. Got it?

Verse: James 1:19-20 19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. Devotion Right – keep your mouth shut and...