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Real Faith Works

Robby Pollard, Lead Pastor

Real faith works.

Is my faith real?

James 1:1

1James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,

To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings.

James, the Son of Alphaeus (Matt 10:3, Acts 1:13)

James, the father of Judas, not Iscariot (Luke 6:16, Acts 1:13)

James, the son of Zebedee and brother of John (Matt 4:21)

James, the half-brother of Christ (Mark 6:3)

Acts 12:1-2

1About that time Herod the king laid violent hands on some who belonged to the church. 2He killed James the brother of John with the sword,

John 7:5

5For not even his brothers believed in him.

Mark 3:21

21And when his family heard it, they went out to seize him, for they were saying, “He is out of his mind.”

1 Corinthians 15:6-7

6Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have fallen asleep. 7Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles.

Real faith works.

Acts 1:13-14

13And when they had entered, they went up to the upper room, where they were staying, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot and Judas the son of James. 14All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.

Galatians 1:18-19

18Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to visit Cephas and remained with him fifteen days. 19But I saw none of the other apostles except James the Lord’s brother.

Galatians 2:16

16yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law, because by works of the law no one will be justified.

Acts 15:11-13

11But we believe that we will be saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, just as they will.” 12And all the assembly fell silent, and they listened to Barnabas and Paul as they related what signs and wonders God had done through them among the Gentiles. 13After they finished speaking, James replied, “Brothers, listen to me.

James 1:1

1James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings.

Real faith works. Real faith produces humility in you.

James 1:9

9Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation,

James 1:22

22But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

James 1:27

27Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

James 2:1

1My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory.

James 4:10

10Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.

James 1:1

1James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings.

Acts 8:4

4Now those who were scattered went about preaching the word.

Acts 11:19

19Now those who were scattered because of the persecution that arose over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except Jews.

James 1:2-3

2Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 3for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.

James 1:12

12Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

Real faith works.

“But after Paul, in consequence of his appeal to Caesar, had been sent to Rome by Festus, the Jews, being frustrated in their hope of entrapping him by the snares which they laid for him, turned against James, the brother of the Lord…Leading him into their midst they demanded of him that he should renounce faith in Christ in the presence of all the people. But, contrary to the opinion of all, with a clear voice, and with greater boldness than they had anticipated, he spoke out before the whole multitude and confessed that our Savior and Lord Jesus is the Son of God. But they were unable to bear longer the testimony of the man who, on account of the excellence of ascetic virtue and of piety which he exhibited in his life, was esteemed by all as the most just of men, and consequently the slew him.”

Real faith works.

Is my faith real?

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