Pure and Practical Religion Makes A Pure and Practical Church.

Yes, religion is in the Bible and in its most pure and practical way from Pastor James in the Word of God. One might be permitted to say that a Pure and Practical local church practices pure religion.
Pure Bible and Christian Religion #1: Accountable to God the Father.
New International Version
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. James 1:27
As Pure Religion #1, it is hoped that you are using your Bible resources online such as Bible Hub for example explore the options on James 1:27, to batten down this meaning before the subject of Pure Religion is continued. And surely, you would like to consider that your church and yourself believe in and practice, like Pastor James writes about, on Pure Christian and Bible and church religion. Later we will also look at, besides James on some aspects of this pure religion, something about “the church” and the Holy Spirit in the book of Acts, the history of when it all started for the Church which is the body of the Lord Jesus Christ.
1. Hearing and Doing
“If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not bridle his tongue, he deceives his heart and his religion is worthless. 27Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
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3. Getting a little deeper into what Pure Religion that is accountablity to God the Father is all about.
“Treasury of Scripture
Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
Pure.
James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, …
Psalm 119:1 Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.
Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments …
1 Timothy 1:5 Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and …
1 Timothy 5:4 But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to …
To visit.
Job 29:12,13 Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and …
Job 31:15-20 Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion …
Psalm 68:5 A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in …
Isaiah 1:16,17 Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before …
Isaiah 58:6,7 Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, …
Matthew 25:34-46 Then shall the King say to them on his right hand, Come, you blessed …
Galatians 5:6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision; …
Galatians 6:9,10 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall …
1 John 3:17-19 But whoever has this world’s good, and sees his brother have need, …
to keep.
James 4:4 You adulterers and adulteresses, know you not that the friendship …
John 17:14,15 I have given them your word; and the world has hated them, because …
Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be you transformed by the …
Galatians 1:4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this …
Galatians 6:14 But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord …
Colossians 3:1-3 If you then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, …
1 John 2:15-17 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If …
1 John 5:4,5,18 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world: and this is the …

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