Can faith save you?

What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works? Can faith save you? If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and eat your fill,” and yet you do notContinue reading “Can faith save you?”

Works vs Faith

So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works. You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—andContinue reading “Works vs Faith”

work out your own salvation!?!?!?!?

Am I the only person on earth that has a problem with this statement? Or am I the only person on the planet that is not weirded out by working out my own salvation? I mean I am Lutheran and there is nothing I can do, to the point that most of us Lutherans do nothingContinue reading “work out your own salvation!?!?!?!?”