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A FAITH THAT DOES
We've been studying this section of James, talking about a faith
that lives doing for several weeks and tonight is very, very
important. Now I want to also remind you that next Wednesday
night we will be doing a very special worship service, it will
be a Deacon Ordination Service. We will observe The Lord's
Supper together and there are thirty-one (31) new men who will
be ordained into the deaconate of our church and I pray that
you'll be here, not only to observe The Lord's Supper but to
pray for their families. It will be a wonderful worship service
next Wednesday night, so as we observe The Lord's Supper next
Wednesday and as we install and ordain about thirty-one new
Deacons, I pray that you'll be here in attendance. The Bible
says in James 2, verse 14:
What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but
has no deeds? Can such faith save him?
In verses 14 through 26, we read the admonition of James to the
church talking about the importance of learning what it really
means to walk in faith and a faith that does more than say, "I
believe." Remember, the scripture teaches us that devils
believe that there is one God, and they tremble. A lot of
folks, I think, are going to miss heaven by about twelve inches,
the difference between the head and the heart and the real faith
that takes place. God wants to do a work on the inside of our
heart, but He wants that work that is inside of our heart to be
produced through our life. So tonight, if you will, why don't
you just follow along with me as I go through very quickly a
couple of things I've shared with you and ...
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