Faith should be active


Our faith was meant to be active. It was not meant to be passive or complacent.
It involves action. Our faith needs to be alive, dynamic, functioning, operational and working.

James 2:20 faith without works is dead.

James 2:26 As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead.


This is perhaps the difficult part. Not only does God give us a measure of faith, He then proceeds to allow that faith to be tested.

1 Peter 1:7 These trials are only to test your faith, to see whether or not it is strong and pure. It is being tested as fire tests gold and purifies it—and your faith is far more precious to God than mere gold; so if your faith remains strong after being tried in the test tube of fiery trials, it will bring you much praise and glory and honor on the day of his return.

The great personalities of the Bible experienced this testing of their faith.
We only have to think of people like Noah and Abraham to see this principle in action.

Romans 4:9 Abraham’s faith was credited to him as righteousness.

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One Response to Faith should be active

  1. Henry Holloway says:

    Dear Andrew,

    For the first time ever I’m stumped.

    Please give me two or three simple examples of how my faith can be active.

    Forgive the stupid question!



    Henry Holloway


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