'This fasting...is very good, provided the commandments of the Lord be observed...First of all, be on your guard against every evil word, and every evil desire, and purify your heart from all the vanities of this world. If you guard against these things, your fasting will be perfect.' - The Shepherd of Hermas
Description: This message examines several issues in James 1 that set apart true religion from false. This includes joy in trials, unwavering faith, singleness of mind, enduring temptation, and purity of heart.