What does it profit, my brothers, though a man say he has faith, and have not works? can faith save him?…
We are justified freely, by grace (Romans 3:24); meritoriously, by Christ (Romans 5:19); instrumentally, by faith (Romans 5:1); evidentially, by good works (James 2:26).
(William Marsh, D. D.)
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