POINTE to the CROSS

Active vs. Passive Faith

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“Faith Growth” is God-cultivated, and produces active faith, or faith resulting in works.  In contrast, faith without works is passive, and the Bible teaches against faith without action.   

Read Luke 6:46 and John 14:15.

  1. Is Jesus teaching active or passive faith?

Read James 2:14-26.

  1. How is faith without works described?
  2. Why is faith with works important?

Read Galatians 2:16.

  1. Does this passage and James 2:14-26 contradict? 
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