“Is Faith Enough to Save You?”

“Is Faith Enough to Save You?”

Date: September 5, 2021

by Richard Coble
James 2:1-17

“Now, James asks this same question through our lectionary text today to a Christian community, but he does so, because he sees them reflecting the same behaviors of favoritism and elitism as those outside the community. This section of James has been a centerpiece in obscure theological and ecclesial debates over the centuries about the saving power of faith verses works righteousness, but if you read this chapter closely, you’ll see that is not the author’s primary concern; he’s worried more about hypocrisy – Do our actions reflect our stated beliefs?”

Watch the full GCPC service on 9/5/21 here
(Sermon begins at 42:30)