On Works

by J.I. Packer GOOD WORKS ARE AN EXPRESSION OF FAITH You see that a person is justified by what he does and not by faith alone (James 2:24) In the New Testament, faith (believing trust, or trustful belief, based on testimony received as from God) is crucially important, for it is the means or instrumental […]

Chrysostom on the Wrath of God

(and also Faith and Works !!) Chrysostom (c. 347–407) The Gospel of John  – HOMILY XXXI. “The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into His hand. He that believes on the Son has everlasting life, and he that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abides […]

Faith and Works According to Clement of Rome

Clement of Rome (d. 101 AD) was one of the first, if not the first, Bishop of Rome after the apostles, and certainly a leading member of that church towards the end of the 1st cent. He may have directly worked with the Apostle Paul, and he wrote his own Epistle to the Corinthians (a.k.a. […]