James 2:13-23 NIV

13 because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful.1 Mercy triumphs over judgment!

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Faith and Deeds

14 What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds?2 Can such faith save him?

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15 Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food.3

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16 If one of you says to him, "Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed," but does nothing about his physical needs, what good is it?4

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17 In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.5

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      18 But someone will say, "You have faith; I have deeds." Show me your faith without deeds,6 and I will show you my faith7 by what I do.8

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      19 You believe that there is one God.9 Good! Even the demons believe that10--and shudder.

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      20 You foolish man, do you want evidence that faith without deeds is uselessa ?11

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        • 30 2:20 - ver 17,26
        • d 2:20 - Some early manuscripts "dead"
          21 Was not our ancestor Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?12

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          22 You see that his faith and his actions were working together,13 and his faith was made complete by what he did.14

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          23 And the scripture was fulfilled that says, "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,"b15 and he was called God's friend.16

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