The age old question of "which came first; the chicken or the egg?" has baffled people for ages. I find this question a bit of a no brainer if you believe in a world created by God, which I do. The chicken came first. Duh. On the day God created the animals, chickens were first. He didn't create an egg that hatched one day and "poof" - chicken.
Now that you can sleep better at night because you know the answer to that question, I'll pose one that is similar to the chicken and egg debate. "Which came first; faith or works?" In a recent time of personal study, I re-read the passage in James 2 that discusses this very topic. Let's look at verses 14-26: