Living Faith: Part 2 - Justified!

James 2:14-26

“A right understanding of justification is absolutely crucial to the whole Christian Faith.”

~Wayne Grudem

To Justify - to ________________ righteous

        Luke 7:29

        Romans 4:5

        Romans 8:33-34

        Proverbs 17:15

Question? --- How can God declare us to be not _____________ but _________________ when in fact we are _______________________?

A demonstration...

Romans 3&4     II Cor. 5:21     Isaiah 61:10   Gal. 2:16

James 2:14-26

Do you __________________ to __________________?

        fool -

        without -

        useless -

Illustration #1 - _______________________ and his son

        Genesis 22

        Genesis 15

Explained:

  1. ___________________ Faith

        with -

        “We are justified by faith alone, but not by a faith that is alone.”

  1. ___________________ Faith

perfected -

fulfilled -

Genesis 22:12

Illustration #2 - ____________________ and the spies

Closing Statements

What do we do with this?