Pure religion requires offense and defense.
Published January 10th, 2017
Main point summary
Pure religion maintains purity and loves the needy.
If anyone thinks he is religious
q and does not bridle his tongue
Series - thinks religious and does not...
but deceives his heart,
this person’s r religion is worthless.
Religion that is pure
and undefiled before God, the Father, is this:
Religion is pure, b/c it's defiled before the Lord.
s to visit t orphans
Id/Expl - is this:
and widows in their affliction,
series - visit orphans and visit widows
and u to keep oneself v unstained from the world.
Offense - visit needy; Defense - keep self unstained from
Worthless religion doesn't tame the tongue but deceives his heart.
Pure religion loves the needy and is protected from the world.