The Soul Of Religion

August 19, 2018 ()

Bible Text: James 1:26-27 |

Series:

James 1:26-27, The Soul Of Religion

Intro:

A. Worthless Religion, Jas.1:26

1. Detection, (James 1:26a)

a. HOW ONE THINKS OF HIMSELF

b. EXTERNAL PIETY

c. LACK OF SELF-CONTROL

2. Deception, (James 1:26b)

a. HEARS WITHOUT ACTING

b. ACTIONS ARE ONLY EXTERNAL

B. True Religion, Jas.1:27

1. What it IS, (James 1:27a)

a. PURE

(1)

(2)

(3)

b. UNDEFILED

2. What it DOES, (James 1:27b)

a. SOCIAL CONCERNS

b. MORAL PURITY

C. How To Become A Doer [sectional reflection]

1. Initially

2. Progressively