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Are you a person of faith or works?

"But do you want to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is dead?" (James 2:20 NKJV)
I have often been baffled by this scripture. 
I would ask "but now that I am found in Jesus, by his grace, I am free from 'works' correct?" 
I have worked out that there is a difference between working for your own right standing with God and acting out works because of your right standing (faith) in and with God.
A while back, God said to me 'what you believe directs every one of your decisions.'  
Here it is; what you believe makes your decisions and decisions lead to actions. Believer or not. 
I recently had some trouble and friction with my bosses at work. Which happened because I believed they were treating people poorly. It made me unsettled and my friend noticed. As he was asking me what was wrong, I heard God say 'I AM for you'. My whole attitude changed. As I walked out of the office, I said to my friend  'My God is for me Robert (not his rea…