Today’s passage is James 2:14-26. James challenges us to examine what type of faith we hold. Is it merely one an intellectual or confessional faith? Or is it the saving faith the produces works of mercy in us?
The passage for today is Matthew 7:13-29. Jesus, in this passage, provides the answers to three questions about how we are to live in Christ. First, why cannot I simply be “religiously” in Christ? Second, how can I be in Christ “religiously”? Finally, why and how is this so important?
Today Brad taught through Romans 8. Paul, in this passage, shows us that our identity in Christ gives us the fruit of the Spirit, which enables us to live new lives, and it gives us our primary motivation to live according to God’s law. We no longer live according to the law of sin and death, but according to the law of the Spirit of life.