What Is The Purpose Of The Book Of James? A Bible Study

by Jack Wellman
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What is the purpose of the Book of James? The Author Scholars have little debate about this book being written by James, and he’s the same James which was the half-brother of Jesus. Even though James is Jesus’ half-brother, he still identifies himself as “James, a servant (lit. “Slave”) of God and of the Lord […]

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What Does It Mean to Work Out Your Own Salvation?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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When considering God’s gift of salvation, He made it clear in Scripture that salvation is not something that you can earn or work to attain (Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 3:5). Yet, many people will point to certain verses in the Bible and use them to suggest that works are part of salvation. One such verse is […]

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Did James Believe In Salvation Through Works?

by Jack Wellman
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Was James teaching about works contrary to the doctrine of being saved apart from works? Salvation by Grace through Faith The truth is most of the world’s religions require you to do things, in particular some amount of “good works” in order to be saved or be reincarnated as something higher and even to enter […]

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What is Lordship Salvation? A Christian Study

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Since the beginning of time, salvation has been about God providing a Savior to die for the sins of humanity. However, despite God’s simple plan of salvation, like Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, man insists on doing things his own way. One such way is the idea of Lordship salvation, which has […]

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Why Can’t I Get To Heaven Through Good Works?

by Jack Wellman
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Many people believe that they’re a very good person and that will bring them to heaven but this is actually false and we can be thankful that it is. Our good Works Good works have their place in the life of the Christian.  Salvation is not one of them.  James did say “What good is […]

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