[Linux4christians] Bride of Christ [Was: Ex-Muslim's collegespeech disrupted by arson.]
d.kuntadi at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 06:21:50 EST 2009
On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 6:14 PM, Eddy Martin <hpp3 at lavabit.com> wrote:
> Notice he doesn’t say the LAW of my Father, but the WILL
> Look up how many times Jesus told folks to BELIEVE.
> Such then is the will of God that people would believe on his Son, agreed?
Nope. When somebody says that we should believe him, means that we
must do what he said.
So, I reckon that it is instruction to do something, not to believe
only. We do not believe, we would not do it, right?
> Also notice that when James mentions works, he never refers to the Law, but
> his statements come after a short admonishment to treat poor folks on the
> same ground as the rich.
So, according to James, it is still works that count, not the words only.
> When Paul refers to works, he is almost exclusively referring to the Law.
> Therein lies the harmony between Paul and James.
I do not say any disharmony here, there should be some possible
explanations. That is what I am exploring.
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