The goal of a Christian is to develop those attitudes and engage in those actions which produce the kind of right living that God desires, consistent with the new birth that God gave us through the word of truth, Jas 1.20-21. Some attitudes and actions are inconsistent with right living. Continue reading
Does it make a difference how we behave in the world? How we act and speak? Will God’s grace take care of everything, or do we need to pay attention to the details of faith? Do we have a whatever faith?
These things should not be so, my brothers and sisters.
James 3:10b NET
James refuses to accept a Christian’s inconsistency. It’s an unacceptable state to God. God is light and in him there is no darkness (1 John 1:5). How then can his children allow a mixture of good and evil, of praise to God and cursing one’s neighbor? Continue reading