Faith and works 2

Christian Religious Studies SSS 1 First Term

Week 11

Topic: Faith and works 2

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:   

1. Explain James teaching on faith and works


St. James, in his epistle, admonished Christians who genuinely believe in Jesus Christ to reflect their belief and faith in their lifestyle. This means that Christians in their daily life should practice the gospel of Jesus Christ and the word of God which is love, honesty, forgiveness, humility, faithfulness, and charity. Any Christian who does not practice these virtues is not regarded as a faithful Christian. According to James, Christians must combine their faith with work. This means that any Christian who does not practice the moral principles of Christianity is not a good Christian. St. James puts it this way: “But be the doers of the word, and not the hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of.... View More

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