What's the Deal with Faith and Works in James?
Do you know anyone who would readily say, “I believe in God,” but has no other indicator of Christian faith? How might you respond to that person? James 2:19 offers them some chilling words: “You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!” In James 2:14-26, James is talking to believers about someone who claims to have faith, most likely a person in their congregation. This person is a professing believer, and the big question James wants them to ask themselves is, Is my faith real?
On The Gospel Coalition blog today, I share a few thoughts from my recent Bible study on the book of James. To read the full article, click here.