“Shown Faith” V.S. “Say Faith” (Study of James- Part 14)
Many people in the church (which is the body of Christ (Those who are saved)) love to say that they are Christian’s and their saved. They love saying that and with their same mouth they speak of evil things to. Their faith is worthless, according to what Jesus and James and Paul and the rest of the bible says. Their faith is a say faith, not a shown faith.
A shown faith is one that you go and show how you live your life, in good and right standing with God and you walked away from your sins and you make it your everyday goal to not turn back into that life of sin. What these kinds of people do is, by their lives they make it clear to the world that they belong to God, they shine as lights in the darkness. They are those stars in the sky. They are truly saved.
18 “But someone will say, “You have faith; I have deeds. “Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds.” (James 2:18)
Oh here we go again, preacher preaching a false teaching, saying you need deeds. I’m going to tell you up front. If you said that this is a false teaching. I would say your problem is sin. People who walk in the way of shown faith will agree, the other 90%of the church who walks in say faith will end up going to Hell.
Look at Abraham; he was saved for what he did. He took his son to go kill him at God‘s command, But Godsaw his faith and said, “stop keep your son”, and ended up saving Abraham and then blessing him. To this day, he still has his land. (Study old testament to understand that)
See Abraham, “Believed God”, not believe in God (yes he believe in God, but in this verse context). Even the devil believe in God, but because the devil action’s (deeds), he is going to be sent to Hell on the last day. I and you believe in God like the devil, but if our deeds are evil, then we will end up in Hell, and if our deeds are good and we believe in the right true God, then we’ll be saved.
If deeds mean nothing for when you’re saved, then why did Jesus come and show the way? Why would he show the way, and live a perfect life if his people could live an evil life and go to heaven? Also, how could a Holy God have evil people? He can’t it is impossible. We to are to go forth and try to reach holiness on our everyday bases.
If you disagree with all this, then I bet you would say you go to church and read the bible all the way through and also, your say that you’re not going to be a preacher for God, you going to go become something of this world. I say that, because I have preach so long, get the same answer from all the Christian, who live in this world and not with Christ, those are dying Christian’s. My goal in this series is to help you all to understanding that we need to be real with God.
“You see that a person is considered righteous by what they do and not by faith alone. In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute considered righteous for what she did when she gave lodging to the spies and sent them off in a different direction? As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead.” (James 2:24-26)
What Kind of Faith Do You Have?