We have bumper stickers and Christian messages everywhere in our culture. Some have email address that are Christianized, like “IBelieveInJesusMySavior@howaboutyou.com.” But what good is it if we display or say those things but don’t show it in our lives? Our faith, for it to make a positive difference in the world, needs to be real. This is why James calls us to have genuine faith.
Let’s read James chapter 2:14-26:
What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; [...]