– Our Faith Is Confirmed by Good Works –

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.

His Eternal Word

1 Bible 2 Key Verse – James 2:24, “You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone”

Our Text – James 2:14-26
Our theme – “Genuine faith expresses itself in good woks”
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INTRODUCTION

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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One thought on “– Our Faith Is Confirmed by Good Works –

  1. Dear Missy,

    You have such a heart for holiness and following God whole-heartedly. It is a real blessing to be able to read some of your writings.

    May God bless you and give you strength and joy as you continue to faithfully follow God wherever He leads.

    Thankful for you,

    Gwennon

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