Posted by: Hugh Griffiths | July 12, 2006

James – chapter 2

Throughout July and into the start of August, our church is preaching through the book of James. Each week we are taking a single chapter and teaching some of the radical truths of this small but powerful book. This last Sunday, Mick Walford spoke on chapter 2 and did a great job of relating James’ revelation on the place of works in the life of faith.

James says some very challenging things that do sometime cut against the evangelical grain (probably for the same reasons Luther disliked the book and called it ‘an epistle of straw’). However, it is important to understand particularly the relationship between faith and works, especially in the light of James 2:24:

“You see that a person is justified by what he does and not by faith alone”

Thought provoking or what! However, the point here is not to debate theology but to point you towards Mick’s preaching. You can listen to his message by following (or right-click and saving) the link below:

wma iconJames 2 (Mick Walford, 9 July 2006) 


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