Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless. 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 the world.
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you. Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.
It’s time to change the background photo for our Scripture of the Day. We have two copies left of the DVD, Steve McQueen: American Icon that will be given as prizes.
Here’s how the contest will work. Everyone who submits a photo to be considered will have their name entered into a drawing for one of the DVDs. The other copy of the DVD will be the person whose picture is used for the new background. The background photo can be but does not have to be an original photo.
The angel of the Lord called to Abraham from heaven a second time and said, “I swear by myself, declares the Lord, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Genesis 22:15-17