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true religion
James 1:26-27
do not be deceived
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Published July 19th, 2018
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Because God is our father and not just our Creator means that we are called to be like him. As he is merciful and compassionate , so should we be If we have his Spirit
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do not deceive yourself, true worshipers show compassion and mercy to the poor and flee from worldly preoccupations
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James 1:26-27
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If anyone thinks he is religious
if anyone thinks he truly fears and worships God
q and does not bridle his tongue
yet, he does not subject his passions to Gods word
but deceives his heart,
but instead allows his heart to be overcome by his worldly preoccupations
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this person’s r religion is worthless.
then, this person does not really fear God, its all a lie
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Religion that is pure and undefiled before God,
because authentic and true worship that is pleasing to God,
the Father, is this:
who is our merciful and compassionatefather, means
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s to visit t orphans and widows in their affliction,
to be generous , merciful and compassionateto the poor and fatherless
and u to keep oneself v unstained from the world.
and to flee from worldly preoccupations
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