Abraham Justified by Works?


We all know that we are “Grace” people. People that believe in the understanding of “Grace” and see the model of Grace being drawn out by Jesus in our hearts as perfectly as Jesus is drawing it out for us.

There is a place in the bible that confuses some people when they are walking in the Pure, undiluted Grace of God and not trying to input works into their salvation journey with Jesus. And that is the place in the bible where it says

Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar? _James 2:21 KJV

now compare this with what Paul is saying here

For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God. _Romans 4:2 KJV

So, what the heck is going on here. Are Paul and James contradicting themselves? How are…

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