Submission in action

James 4 Commitment to God is a continuing action of submission to Him. How we treat others is evidence of our submission to Him. James starts by telling his readers that wanting what other people have is not an attitude of submission. Similarly, complaining that we don't have something we think we need is pointless,… Continue reading Submission in action

Faith in action, part 1

James 2:14-26 Faith without works is dead This part of James' letter is familiar to most churchgoers. Faith without works is nothing. Times were hard for James' audience as both State and Religion tried desperately to squelch the new Church. Times are hard now for most people as COVIC-19 wreaks havoc on the health of… Continue reading Faith in action, part 1

Mercy and love in action

James 2:1-13 No matter what is going on in the world or in our culture, our testimony for Jesus is borne out by the way we honor our brothers and sisters in Christ. We are called to ONE body, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, serving ONE God (Ephesians 4). Showing any kind of partiality… Continue reading Mercy and love in action