A sermon on James 2:14-26 by guest preacher, Leo Woodward
Why did Jesus rise to life again? What does it reveal about him, and what difference does it make? Outline From suffering to glory For his offspring For justification For victory
We have a problem—a broken relationship with God. But because of what God’s done in Jesus, there’s a way you can be reconciled and be certain about the future Outline While we were… Christ died… to justify, reconcile, and save. God alone saves sinners. (There was a problem with the recording during the service. The final ⅓ was re-recorded later.)
What is Justification? (Romans 3:23-24) What is Union with Christ? (Ephesians 1:3-14) How are we Justified in Christ? ( 2 Corinthians 5:21 Philippians 3:7-11 Justification, Union, and You
Justification has always been by faith (4:1-15) …but what is faith? And it’s the same for us! (4:23-25) Always and only by faith
The Verdict: Righteous (3:21-23) But how? (3:24-26) Justified Redeemed Propitiated …and God is still just So it’s got nothing to do with us (3:27-31) Trust in Christ!