Justified By Faith & Christ’s Work

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Faith and Works [the tree and its fruit]

“ So also faith alone without works is dead ”
– James 2:17

James 2:17 is a description of a Genuine Believer. It describes what a Genuine Believer is, one of the ways to spot them is by their righteous works.

Righteous Works proves The Faith. The Faith proves a Genuine Believer.

Are we now going to do Righteous Works in order to be called Genuine Believers? By all means don’t do it!

“ He who does what is right is Righteous, just as he is Righteous
– 1 John 3:7

Righteous Works are natural to the Righteous. It is!

Why do we teach people to perform Righteous work? Will that make them Righteous?

“ My brothers, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water ”
– James…

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Missionary with New Tribes Mission since 1989
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