James 1:21-23 NIV

21 Therefore, get rid of1 all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you,2 which can save you.

References for James 1:21

22 Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.3

References for James 1:22

23 Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror