There is more talking these days than actual doing. Are we deceiving ourselves?
Published February 6th, 2017; Updated February 6th, 2017
Main point summary
True godliness is meeting the needs of others, i.e. doing, not just talking, and keeping yourself from the sinful ways of the world.
If anyone thinks he is religious
If you believe you are godly
q and does not bridle his tongue
and you are not controlling your words
but deceives his heart,
so that your heart is deceived,
this person’s r religion is worthless.
then your perceived godliness is not genuine and is worthless before God.
Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this:
On the other hand , godliness that is genuine and pure before God is the following:
s to visit t orphans and widows in their affliction,
To see and meet the needs of others, i.e. children without a mother or father and women whose husbands have died,
and u to keep oneself v unstained from the world.
and to keep yourself from the sinful ways of the world.