Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.
That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to share;
This is a faithful saying, and these things I desire that you affirm constantly, that they who have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.
And he turned to the woman, and said unto Simon, See this woman? I entered into your house, you gave me no water for my feet: but she has washed my feet with tears, and wiped them with the hairs of her head.
Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.
Having your conduct honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:
In all things showing yourself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing incorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and you shall rise up early, and go on your way. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night.
And the man came into the house: and he unloaded his camels, and gave straw and fodder for the camels, and water to wash his feet, and the men's feet that were with him.
And if your brother becomes poor, and falls into poverty among you; then you shall help him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with you.
You have commanded us to keep your precepts diligently.
Learn to do good; seek justice, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.
After that he poured water into a basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded.
Therefore, brethren, pick out from among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.
Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.
And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that fears God, and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by a holy angel to send for you to come into his house, and to hear words from you.
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, who worshiped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, so that she attended unto the things which were spoken by Paul.
And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good report of all the Jews who dwelt there,
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God has before ordained that we should walk in them.
That you might walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
But (as becomes women professing godliness) with good works.
Moreover he must have a good report of them who are outside; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
If any man or woman that believes has widows, let them relieve them, and let not the church be charged; that it may relieve them that are widows indeed.
Likewise also the good works of some are evident beforehand; and they that are otherwise cannot be hid.
When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in you, which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois, and your mother Eunice; and I am persuaded in you also.
If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, and fit for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work.
And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own, zealous of good works.
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
And let our own also learn to maintain good works for urgent needs, that they not be unfruitful.
And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
Make you complete in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.