This is a very well written blog that goes along with my brief discussion yesterday regarding those who call themselves “Christians” but fail to try to follow God and the dangers of preaching grace without any talk of obedience. It is on the long side, but very much worth the read.
Our Text – James 2:14-26
Our theme – “Genuine faith expresses itself in good woks”
Faith is certainly an essential element in a believer’s life because without faith, it’s impossible to please God (Hebrews 11:6). We are saved by faith (Ephesians 2:8) and we are to walk (live) by faith (2 Corinthians 5:7). The argument of James’s epistle is stated in chapter 1, verse 22, “But be ye doers of the Word, and not hearers only.” His letter is a series of mini-commentaries on the implications of that exhortation. At the beginning of chapter 2 he said, “A doer of the Word would not be guilty of discrimination”. In chapter 2, verse 14; he states that a doer of the Word, i.e., one whose faith is genuine, would demonstrate…
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