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The Works of Faith Are Not Your Job

When you seek to do good, what do you rely on? Do you try to be strong enough, wise enough or wealthy enough? The Bible says that our works for God do not originate in ourselves: not in our resources, … Continue reading

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Your Works Are Not Your Holiness – a response to John Piper’s problems with faith

The problem with John Piper not leaving well enough alone In an article published last month, John Piper states: The only kind of faith that counts for justification is the kind that produces love — the kind that bears the … Continue reading

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I Know How God Works

I know how God works. Or perhaps I should say I know what the Bible says about how God works. The Folly of the Law Trying your best to follow the rules alienates you from God. You who are trying … Continue reading

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Actions are the Megaphone of Words

Sharon Hodde Miller’s words are a modern expression of James’ insights 2000 years ago: What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother … Continue reading

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