Reasons for Hardship

It seems common for some to think that hardship in a believer's life means God is "punishing" that person for some secret (or public) sin. Although this is a possibility as I hope to show, it isn't the only reason for suffering in the life of a believer. First it's important to understand that a "believer," … Continue reading Reasons for Hardship

Faith Without Works is Dead

The title of this post, "Faith without works is dead," is a quotation from the New Testament and can be found in James 2:20.  It is a verse that if often misunderstood and misapplied.  This is because, I think, we tend to hear things and without realizing it we make snap judgments on meanings based … Continue reading Faith Without Works is Dead