'Religion' in the Bible
Instead they had some disagreements with him about their own religion and about a certain Jesus, a dead man Paul claimed to be alive.
They had previously known me for quite some time, if they were willing to testify, that according to the strictest party of our religion I lived as a Pharisee.
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must learn to practice godliness toward their own family first and to repay their parents, for this pleases God.
holding to the form of godliness but denying its power. Avoid these people!
If anyone thinks he is religious without controlling his tongue, then his religion is useless and he deceives himself.
Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.