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Worship without spot or blemish
James 1:26-27
Humbly care for those who no one cares for and take no portion from the world.
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Published May 23rd, 2018
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Without control over your speech religious acts are pointless, What is of value is to God is loving the afflicted.
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James 1:26-27
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If anyone thinks he is religious
If someone believes that they worship God/serve God
q and does not bridle his tongue
and does not have control over the words they speak
but deceives his heart,
but lives under a self made illusion. [(I think)that he is a doer of the word, even though talks when he shouldn't v19]
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this person’s r religion is worthless.
Then this person's worship or service bares no fruit and is futile
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Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this:
alternately worship/service that is acceptable, because it is clean with out spot or blemish.
s to visit t orphans and widows in their affliction,
That is to use your time to encourage and love those who live in the margins of society when they are in need.
and u to keep oneself v unstained from the world.
And to not be entangled in the ways (ie the pursuits, the vices, the pleasures) of the word.
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This Language reminds me a lot of the old testament sacrifices that were to be with out spot or blemish. Something to be offered to the Lord.
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