Published October 22nd, 2017
Main point summary
Pure religion before God keeps oneself undfiled from the world and also meets the needs of the afflicted
If anyone thinks he is religious
I think I’m religious
q and does not bridle his tongue
But I do not bridle my tongue
but deceives his heart,
Then he deceives himself
this person’s r religion is worthless.
And and his religion is not beneficial
Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this:
But pure religion before God is this
s to visit t orphans and widows in their affliction,
That is to visit orphans and widows in their need
and u to keep oneself v unstained from the world.
And to keep oneself pure from the world
God seeks that we have a pure religion. One that not only abstains from fleshly lusts but also meets the needs of the afflicted.