A Community of Justice

James, unlike Paul, doesn’t so much break the gospel apart to show you what it is; James assumes the gospel and shows you what your life will look like if you believe it. The book helps us understand the consequences that the gospel has for how we live our lives. And particularly, we see what those consequences are for our lives in community.

James gives us three things to consider: 1) what kind of community we ought to be; 2) why we ought to be it; and 3) how we can become that kind of community.

This sermon was preached by Rev. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on December 6, 2009. Series “The Gospel in Community: The Book of James”. Scripture: James 2:1-17.

Today’s podcast is brought to you by Gospel in Life, the site for all sermons, books, study guides and resources from Timothy Keller and Redeemer Presbyterian Church. If you’ve enjoyed listening to this podcast and would like to support the ongoing efforts of this ministry, you can do so by visiting https://gospelinlife.com/give and making a one-time or recurring donation.