James 1:27 instructs believer to care for widows and orphans, those who are vulnerable and often overlooked. What does the Bible say specifically about caring for widows. Listen to this teaching from James 1:27 in our teaching series 'True Religion.' In 'The Widow' Chuck Hartness, Minister of Adults shows how caring for widows is rooted in understanding just how God has cared for us.
God made children for families. James 1:27 says that true religion is to visit orphans and widows in their need. What does it mean to 'visit' and care for the vulnerable. Listen to this teaching about caring the fatherless as we see how as Christians our care for the fatherless is rooted in our understanding of our own adoption through Jesus. Content about the theology of adoption presented in this sermon from various was gleaned from resources available at from Radical.net, Russell Moore's Adopted for Life, and Until Every Child Is Home: Why the Church Can and Must Care for Orphans by Todd Chipman.
As followers of Jesus, we are called to pursue others the same way Jesus did. Listen to this teaching from James 5:19-20 in our teaching series 'Trust the Process.' In ‘If Anyone Among you Wanders from the Truth’ we see that the vital roll that covenant community plays in the life of a believer and how we can humbly help others when they fall.