Worthless religion vs. true religion
Published February 5th, 2017
Main point summary
Worthless religion vs true religion
If anyone thinks he is religious
If anyone goes around thinking he is religious
q and does not bridle his tongue
but in reality does not restrain his tongue
but deceives his heart,
but furthermore deceives his heart in believing he's religious,
this person’s r religion is worthless.
then consequently that person's religion is worthless.
Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this:
On the other hand, this is what true religion looks like:
s to visit t orphans and widows in their affliction,
being a doer of the word
and u to keep oneself v unstained from the world.
and keeping oneself from being undefiled by the world.
Many are deceived about their religion. They believe that as long as they put themselves in situations to hear the word, then that is all that is necessary, and they are then further deceived into believing that their religion is true. But God is very clear that if you do not hear and do His word, then your religion is worthless and possibly false.