The challange of the two Abrahams

I have been having diologue with several Calvinist about is it faith or is it works that saves us?  James says it is not by faith alone that we are justified.

You see that a person is justified by what he does and not by faith alone.[1]

But Paul says exactly the opposite.

However, to the man who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited as righteousness.[2]

I gave the challenge to the Calvinist to reconcile the two without ignoring the other.  I hinted the answer is found in the covenant God made with Abraham.  That is unless scripture speaks of two different Abrahams.

Go to the tab The Debate Rages and select link #5 and skim down till you see the class eye, or read the whole thing.

[1] James 2:24

[2] Romans 4:5

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