Wise Fridays: Faith Without Works

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Our Father rejects those who do good, trusting in their own righteousness to save them, looking to their own works to purchase redemption; but He equally rejects those who supinely sit, contented to trust in His word, and think nothing depends upon themselves. As works without faith are unacceptable, so equally is faith without works.

Grace Aguilar (1816-1847), The Spirit of Judaism

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Posted on May 15, 2009

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