Tag Archives: James 2

Who influences you …

“My dear friends, don’t let public opinion influence how you live out our glorious, Christ-originated faith.” James 2:1 When Susan, my youngest daughter, was in high school we hosted a foreign exchange student from Istanbul, Turkey, for eight months. Years … Continue reading

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Are you yoked?

“Isn’t it obvious that faith and works are yoked partners, that faith expresses itself in works? That the works are “works of faith”? James 2:22 My friend Claudia told me about ChristianMingle.com, a website where she had found a companion. Curiosity got … Continue reading

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Choose the best for you!

“You can’t pick and choose in these things, specializing in keeping one or two things in God’s law and ignoring others.” James 2:9 Yesterday I took my friend to an ice cream shop for a Valentine treat. The place is … Continue reading

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Make it a “Souper” Saturday!

  “For instance, you come upon an old friend dressed in rags and half-starved and say, ‘Good morning, friend! Be clothed in Christ! Be filled with the Holy Spirit!’ and walk off without providing so much as a coat or … Continue reading

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Don’t separate your body from your spirit …

“The very moment you separate body and spirit, you end up with a corpse.” James 2:26 It’s Halloween time–get out and buy bags of candy–unless you live in an all-senior neighborhood. In ten years no one has knocked on our … Continue reading

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Does God care what you wear to church?

“My dear friends, don’t let public opinion influence how you live out our glorious, Christ-originated faith.” James 2:1 The church has had to adjust to the concept that kids will dress however they wish for church. After observing girls wearing … Continue reading

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