Devotions for April 20, 2016

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James 1:21-27

So get rid of all the filth and evil in your lives, and humbly accept the word God has planted in your hearts, for it has the power to save your souls.

22 But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. 23 For if you listen to the word and don’t obey, it is like glancing at your face in a mirror. 24 You see yourself, walk away, and forget what you look like. 25 But if you look carefully into the perfect law that sets you free, and if you do what it says and don’t forget what you heard, then God will bless you for doing it.

26 If you claim to be religious but don’t control your tongue, you are fooling yourself, and your religion is worthless. 27 Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.

DEVOTIONAL QUESTIONS

Q: If we look carefully into God’s Word and obey it, what will we find?

Q: James writes that listening but not obeying is like looking in a mirror and simply walking away, take a moment to examine your heart – are there areas where you could be more obedient? What are they?

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