In trying to describe the relationship between our faith and works, C.S. Lewis said:
“…it does seem to me like asking which blade in a pair of scissors is most necessary. A serious moral effort is the only thing that will bring you to the point where you throw up the sponge. Faith in Christ is the only thing to save you from despair at that point: and out of that Faith in Him good actions must inevitably come…”
In this week’s Anglican Perspective, Canon Phil Ashey of the American Anglican Council finishes discussing Article 12 of the 39 Articles of Religion and focuses on how our works relate to our faith.