Saying or Saving Faith?

September 2, 2018 ()

Bible Text: James 2:14-20 |

Series:

James 2:14-20, Saying or Saving Faith?

Intro:

A. Three Primary Belief Systems

1. Universalism

2. Arminianism

a.

b.

3. Calvinism

a.

b.

c.

B. Comparing Paul And James

1. Justification

a. PAUL

b. JAMES

2. Works

a. PAUL

b. JAMES

3. Faith

a. PAUL

b. JAMES

C. A Faith Without Works Indicates No Salvation, Jas.2:14-17

1. Principle Stated, (James 2:14)

a. OF NO PROFIT

b. INEFFECTUAL

2. Illustrated, (James 2:15-16)

a. COMMON CIRCUMSTANCE (15)

b. WRONG RESPONSE (16a)

c. HIS EVALUATION (16b)

3. Application, (James 2:17)

D. Salvation Without Works Indicates No Faith, Jas.2:18-20

1. Challenge, (James 2:18)

2. Illustration, (James 2:19)

a. ORTHODOXY IS GOOD

b. DEMONS ARE ORTHODOX

c. DEMONS ARE NOT GOOD

3. Evaluation, (James 2:20)