Work, And Redemption
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For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;
who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,
But when the kindness of God our Savior and His love for mankind appeared,
"I glorified You on the earth, having accomplished the work which You have given Me to do.
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.
Therefore when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, "It is finished!" And He bowed His head and gave up His spirit.
and not through the blood of goats and calves, but through His own blood, He entered the holy place once for all, having obtained eternal redemption.
"You will know them by their fruits. Grapes are not gathered from thorn bushes nor figs from thistles, are they?
"Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.
Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself.
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty.
Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.
in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,
This is a trustworthy statement; and concerning these things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God will be careful to engage in good deeds. These things are good and profitable for men.
Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation.
Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men,
"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.
There will no longer be any curse; and the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and His bond-servants will serve Him;
"And he said to him, 'Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very little thing, you are to be in authority over ten cities.'