In James 1:19-27, James teaches by slowing down to listen and getting away from evil, we put ourselves in a position to accept God’s word. Additionally, he challenges us to continue processing the word after we have received it; otherwise, we are like somebody looking into a mirror and forgetting what they have seen. The result of processing the word we receive is the ability to control our words, practice a worthwhile religion the cares for the marginalized, and avoids pollution from the world.
So I want you to pray about one thing you heard in the teaching tonight, asking God to help you process it and apply it to your life.
Lord, help me process teachings I have received tonight so that I will be transformed. Specifically, help me process….