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James 1:25-27

In essence, James describes a person who sees the truth from God's Word and responds by using it. He sees himself as an instrument of God to be used, even spent, in service to Him and His people. He holds the feelings and well being of others to be as important as his own. Unlike the myopic person, he sees beyond his comfort zone, following the example of Jesus Christ.

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Christian Myopia



James 1:22-27

Only by careful study of God's Word, the ultimate standard of thought, speech, and conduct, can we know what is right and wrong. We must follow our study with honest and truthful comparison of those words with our own lives. If we read the words of God and walk away, forgetting what we saw, we deceive ourselves. None of us compares favorably with what we read in Scripture, so we must make changes. James says our religion—our practice of God's way of life—is vain if we omit either the positive instructions (visiting widows and orphans) or the negative ones (removing the spots from our character).

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Overcoming (Part 1): Self-Deception




Other Forerunner Commentary entries containing James 1:27:

2 Samuel 9:1-13
Amos 1:13-15
Amos 5:21-24
Amos 6:6
Matthew 23:23
Luke :
James 4:17
1 John 2:15-17
Revelation 3:17

 

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