In James 2:24 we are told in no uncertain terms that 'a person is justified by deeds and not by faith alone', and Roman Catholics can often be heard quoting this text in order to counter the Protestant doctrine of justification/salvation by faith alone.

At first sight this verse might… Continue reading →

INTRODUCTION. Much of the content of this article was taken from my forty-eight page paper titled "The Christian, the Law, and Legalism," which is on my internet site, for one place (karlkempteachingministries.com). I highly recommend that paper. I'll list the chapter headings in that paper: 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. CHRISTIANS ARE… Continue reading →