James 1:25-27; James 3:10; James 3:15; James 4:15
But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what he does.
If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless.
Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.
This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.
Instead, you ought to say, "If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that."