Published November 10, 2019 at 12:49 PM
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James 1:27 (NIV) 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
Religion = An
outward display of something that’s inwardly true.
of the purest and most undefiled demonstrations of the Gospel is to see hard
places and broken people and move towards them, not away.” – Jason Johnson
Church is “Plan A”
Psalm 82:3-4 (NIV)Defend the weak and the
fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Rescue the weak and
the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.
Psalm 68:5-6 (NIV) A father to the
fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling. God sets the lonely
in families ... Psalm 68:5-6 (NIV)
Ephesians 1:5 (NLT) God decided in advance to
adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ.
This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure.
Those who experience the gospel become like the gospel.