the key to everything and the fulfillment of all law since it is God’s greatest commandment. Modeling the Biblical definition
of love for children and instilling it into their hearts will prepare them for success in any avenue of life.
gift to properly use knowledge is more important than the knowledge itself and is available from God to those who ask Him.
Esteeming others more highly
than oneself and having the humility to seek opportunities to serve is one of the most visible reflections of Christ himself.
Practicing “true religion”
as described in James requires the development of a heart of compassion for the poor, weak, downtrodden, and unfortunate.
Teaching, praying for, and developing this spiritual gift is of great importance.
The Father is no respecter of persons and
holds Christians accountable to the same standard. Justice ensures application of God’s truth and love evenly to his
creation regardless of race, creed, origin, or even religion. Justice includes the integrity to acknowledge one’s own
wrongdoings, adherence to the rule of God given authority, and the strength to stand for Truth when it is opposed.