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Daily Devotion

Read: James 2:14–26

But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I by my works will show you my faith. James 2:18

Faith should show. That is the point the writer of James makes in this passage of scripture. A faith that does not practice what it preaches is hypocritical. That is so often the knock on Christians: we proclaim one belief and then act contrary to what we say we believe—and the world mocks us for such inconsistence. The reason for this inconsistency is, of course, sin. As Paul said, we know the good we should be doing, but somehow the bad that we do not want to do continues to infiltrate our choices in life.

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