Originally Posted by Shoobee
You can debate James vs Paul all day and never come up with an answer. Hardcore Baptists prefer James.
Originally Posted by Oldgrunt
Personally when it comes down to it, I have to go with the "red letter" quotes when there are questions about the Epistles:
"16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."
Nothing about works mentioned here. I do try my best to have good works though. James' standards are fairly impossible for a poor sinner like me to meet, I have to hope that Belief and Faith with mediocre works will at least get me in the gate.
"I don't think that a society that encourages over a million abortions a year....a society that kills out of convenience, i.e., Jack Kevorkian, can not have consequences." --Rush Limbaugh