Professing Faith Without Works-part 2

Dr. Tony Lambert

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Listen to the Episode Below

James 2:14-26   New King James Version (NKJV)

 

Faith Without Works Is Dead

14 What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit? 17 Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.

 

18 But someone will say, “You have faith, and I have works.” Show me your faith without [a]your works, and I will show you my faith by [b]my works. 19 You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble! 20 But do you want to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is [c]dead? 21 Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered Isaac his son on the altar? 22 Do you see that faith was working together with his works, and by works faith was made [d]perfect? 23 And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, “Abraham believed God, and it was [e]accounted to him for righteousness.” And he was called the friend of God. 24 You see then that a man is justified by works, and not by faith only.

 

25 Likewise, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out another way?

 

26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

 

 

 

Footnotes:

James 2:18 NU omits your

James 2:18 NU omits my

James 2:20 NU useless

James 2:22 complete

James 2:23 credited

 

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

 

Service Times

10:00 AM All church prayer

 

10:15 AM Fellowship and coffee

 

10:45 AM Service

 

2198 Suncrest Blvd

El Cajon, CA 92021

 

Tel: +1 619-442-3736

Email: info@crestchurch.com

Podcasts

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Prayer Requests

Submitting Form...

The server encountered an error.

Prayer request received.

COPYRIGHT © 2015 Crest Community Church. All rights reserved.