Pure Religion

Pure Religion

James 1:27 “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” These words: “pure…undefiled…unstained…” reveal what true religion and faith look...
Daily Training

Daily Training

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.” I have a friend whose wife and daughter train calves. Part of that training involves teaching their calves to...
The Doer Who Acts

The Doer Who Acts

James 1:22-25 “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once...
The Cycle

The Cycle

Here is the pattern for our walk with Jesus. To put away sin and receive salvation from Jesus. “Therefore put away…” My part in this. But God does not ask me to do it alone. He enables me to put away sin out of my life on a daily basis. God never asks us to do...