Cruising the blogosphere or Twitter can be very revealing.
It seems you can always find a comment or article by someone expressing concern for an apparent lack of focus on works and holiness on the part of Christians. They almost always quote James 2:17.
“Even so faith, if it has not works, is dead, being alone.”(James 2:17)
And then you have another group who only wants to quote about love.
“ If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing.”(1 Corinthians 13:3)
Both are true. The Answer is in closing the theological loop of the Faith and Works Debate.
Faith without Works is dead.
Works without Love is Nothing.
The only question is; “How do we find this LOVE we need so our works will amount to something instead of nothing?”
This is how,…
Let us fix our eyes on Jesus. He is God in flesh and He came here just to save us and make us His own.
Let us fix our eyes on Jesus and His cross. Jesus was born to die there. He took our sins on Himself. He was perfect and Holy. Christ alone was worthy to pay our debt.
Let us fix our eyes on Jesus and His resurrection from the dead. He conquered death so He alone could give life to all who come to Him in faith, believing Christ died for them and accepting Him as Lord and Savior.
“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the JOY set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (Hebrews 12:2)
“We love because he first loved us.”(1 John 4:19)