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  • How Pure Is Your Religion? James 1:27

    “27 Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world” James 1:27 My grandson, David, is a typical ten year old. He lives in a world of Minecraft and Clash of Clans. His family spends many a night curled up on the sofa watching their favorite …[ read more ]

  • Be Doers of the Word: Look in the Mirror–James 1:22-25

    English: The Big South Fork of the Cumberland River in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Scott, Fentress, and Pickett Counties of Tennessee and McCreary County, Kentucky, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) 22 But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude them- selves. 23 For if anyone is a hearer …[ read more ]

  • Giving Birth To Sin: James 1:14-15

    “14 but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed. 15 Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death” (James 1:14-15). With the world, I grieve over the latest actions by ISIS–more than 120 people killed in Paris .  Shortly before …[ read more ]

  • Faith: How to Get It: PAPS

      English: The apostle James in the Stavelot Bible. Initial to the Epistle of James. Folio 197 verso. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) 6 But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. 7 That person should not expect to receive anything …[ read more ]

  • You Be The Judge

    Who judges? Not me! We all exclaim not me, yet… Recently I read an article in The Washington Post. Lizzy Velasquez was a bubbly, happy child until she went to school. She’d been born with a rare metabolic disease that makes her unable to maintain any body fat. She has 0%. If you’re like me, …[ read more ]