Faith works by love

The title today is found in Galatians 5.6. The Greek word for works here is a word that means to operate or to put on display. It also could be translated energy. In other words, it is love that energizes, or puts faith on display. Faith and love are “twin...

Zealous Of Good Works

Knowing that we are saved by grace through faith, and not of works, has caused some believers to flee at any mention of good works. Let us never forget that the saving grace of God will be practically expressed by good works. A proper understanding and interpretation...

The Work Of Faith

The apostle Paul wrote about “the work of faith with power”. To ignore the work of faith is to ignore the transforming power of the gospel. Saving faith produces works of faith. These works are actually the visible fruit of a healthy branch that is abiding in vibrant...

Righteous Faith Precedes Righteous Deeds

Romans 4:3  For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.  Paul appeals to Scripture as the final authority, not church history or church tradition. When was Abraham declared righteous? Was it when he was...

Learning By Doing

The book of James is so practical. It is the kind of book that stares you in the face and challenges you to get up and do something. Yes, our salvation is by grace apart from our works (Ephesians 2:8-9), but James reminds us that a genuine faith is a faith that works...