Richard Burgess One of the biggest questions relating to the Christian life is the question of faith and works - is it really faith only, or is it faith and works, and if so how much faith, and how much works, 90%/10%? 80/20? Or 50/50 etc? And if so, what kind of works? It’s a … Continue reading Justified by faith or by faith and works?
The subject of faith and works comes up time and again in pastoral ministry - I've met saints wondering how much they need to do to prove to themselves they are really saved; I've met saints coming towards the end of their days here on earth wondering whether they have done enough to get to … Continue reading Making Faith Work
Living the Saved Life my devotional commentary of the book of James is available free throughout the weekend on Amazon Kindle: http://www.amazon.co.uk and http://www.amazon.com It covers the purpose of the book, faith and works, the place of trials, the need for wisdom, the use of the tongue, the root of conflict etc..
FAITH AND WORKS – EITHER/OR, BOTH, OR WHAT? Theres quite a bit of interest in this so I thought it would be good to follow on.... This is so important to get right. One of the areas where the devil seeks to cripple the Christian is in the area of faith and works. He'll suggest … Continue reading Faith & Works 3
FAITH AND WORKS - EITHER/OR, BOTH, OR WHAT? To pick up from last week a much debated chapter is James 2, where the big question that has frequently loomed is 'do we need works in order to be saved?' Is it faith alone or is it faith and works? And if faith and works, how … Continue reading Faith and Works 2