Our Religion: Phony or Real?

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READ : James 1:26-27 What, in God’s eyes, is genuine religion? Is it in us?     What Is “Religion”? I’d like to think with you now about religion. I wonder what that term means to you. I’ve heard people talk about it as though it were something mysterious that you catch. “So and so has been a different man,” they say, “since he got religion.” Sometimes a person will decline to participate in a certain activity because, he says, …

When Troubles Gang Up On You

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READ : James 1:1-4 When troubles come in bunches, can we cope? Can we even celebrate? It’s a great privilege and a happy experience for me to speak about the New Testament letter of James. Several features about it give special interest and practical value. You might call the book of James, “Studies in Applied Christianity.” Here is down-to-earth religion, guidelines for everyday behavior. This letter shows us how the faith of the gospel is to be expressed in common …