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True faith will produce good works
|Other titles||Mr. Backus"s discourse on faith and its influence, &c.|
|Statement||by Isaac Backus ...|
|Contributions||American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||BT770 .B34|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||94,  p. ;|
|Number of Pages||94|
|LC Control Number||97189036|
Faith, hope, and love are indeed prominent in the Scriptures. Faith and hope appear together at the onset of the great faith chapter in the book of Hebrews (Heb. 11). On the basis of a settled, active, and confident faith in God, the believer can live a life of assured hope; “Now faith is being sure of what hope for, being convinced of what. In the book of James in the New Testament, Jesus’ half brother writes that faith without works is dead. He goes on to explain that true faith would produce a new life that would in turn produce good works. Before moving into the differences of faith and works, we must define faith.
Faith and Works 16 If one of you tells him, “Go in peace; stay warm and well fed,” but does not provide for his physical needs, what good is that? 17 So too, faith by itself, if it is not complemented by action, is dead. 18 But someone will say, “You have faith and I have deeds.” Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds. Good works are at once the fruits and the evidences of a true and lively faith. Where there is such faith there is peace with God, and a filial spirit towards him, on the one hand; and on the other, union with Christ, and the renewal of the heart. Out of this renewed heart faith, the inner principle of good works, comes. What James is trying to tell us is that true saving faith ‘will produce’ good works. Just a few versus later James writes – “ But someone will say, ‘You have faith and I have works.’” James In other words, some may try to say that it .
According to James, genuine faith is shown to be genuine by the good works that it produces. When referring to good works, James has in mind the good works of obedience. We know this because of his examples of Abraham and Rahab. The good works that accompanied their faith were the good works of obedience to the Lord. It is clear in these passages that true faith or saving faith will produce good works. For works will flow from saving faith. Good works must be present in the lives of those who profess faith in Christ. Otherwise that which they claim to have is nonexistent. But good works will flow from a true saving faith. APPLICATION: Here is a question for. Note: “Good works can never purchase salvation, but they are an evidence of the faith that acts by love and purifies the soul.” The Desire of Ages, “Just as a good tree will bear good fruit, so will the tree that is actually planted in the Lord’s garden produce good fruit unto eternal life.
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We are ebook through faith, ebook works, but God’s good work in us is that we will produce good works. Damning Faith and Dubious Works. Not only do both of these apostles affirm justification by faith alone and the necessity of faithful good works, but they also see (and combat) fake faith and works.