Posted by: richardpowell2013 | April 17, 2016

Having Shallow Faith in God Is Dangerous



Having a shallow faith in God is not enough, the Rev. Billy Graham wrote in a recent column.

The evangelical leader wrote in a post for the Kansas City Star this week that it is not enough to simply say you believe in Jesus and then do nothing to live out or nurture your faith.

Such a shallow view of your relationship with Christ can put you in “grave spiritual danger,” Graham says, referencing James 2:14-17, which reads: “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? […] Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.”

Christians need to live out an active faith instead of a passive, weak faith because Jesus died on the cross for their sins, Graham continues, and we need to fight the power of sin daily.

“[Jesus] came to free us from…

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