Message: “A Faith That Saves” from Tom Leonard

Tom Leonard - May 22, 2011

A Faith That Saves

A Faith That Saves James 2:14-26 Main Point If I have true Saving Faith, it will produce obedient good works in my life. 1. Question:Can faith without deeds save a person? (v. 14) Save from what? God’s judgment! (vvs. 12-13) The foundation of True saving Faith is expressed in Romans 10:9-10 The Day of God’s wrath Romans 2:5-6 2. False faith is an intellectual belief in God that does not result in obedient good works. (verses 18-20) Verse 19 “…Even the demons ‘believe’ -and shudder.” Illustration #1 A brother or sister in need. (vvs. 15-17) I John 3:16-18 Illustration #2 Abraham offering up Isaac. (vvs. 21-24) Illustration #3 Rahab the prostitute hid the Israelite spies. (verse 25) Illustration #4 The body without the spirit is dead. (verse 26) 3.We are to show our true faith by our good deeds! (verse 20 “…I will show you my faith by what I do.”

Scripture References: James 2:14-26, Romans 10:9-10, Romans 2:5-6, 1 John 3:16-18

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