In the previous post entitled Whose Works—God’s or Ours?, I talked about how to get across to Jehovah’s Witnesses the concept that salvation requires a new birth where God transforms us from the inside out.
In response to our claim, a Jehovah’s Witness might reasonably ask, “If the new birth is really an inner transformation that gives people Christ’s righteousness, why don’t born-again people walk in sinless perfection?”
In other words, “Why do supposedly born-again people still sin?” Continue reading
Last time, we examined Ephesians 2:8-10 verse-by-verse.
This time, we’ll examine the same passage as a unit to see the interplay between God’s work and ours. Continue reading
Ephesians 2:8-10 is another great Pauline passage to show the proper relationship between faith and works. Continue reading
In Romans 4:6-8, Paul cites King David’s words in Psalm 32:1-2 as Old Testament support for his teaching that salvation comes by faith apart from works.
Here’s how I recommend you discuss that with Jehovah’s Witnesses. Continue reading
Romans 4:-4-5 contains the heart of Paul’s teaching about faith and works.
Here’s how I recommend you discuss that passage with Jehovah’s Witnesses. Continue reading