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Works, good » Encouraged » Insufficient to secure salvation

Ephesians 2:8-9

For ye are saved by grace, through faith; and this not of yourselves; it is God's gift: not on the principle of works, that no one might boast.

Romans 9:32

Wherefore? Because it was not on the principle of faith, but as of works. They have stumbled at the stumblingstone,

Galatians 2:16

but knowing that a man is not justified on the principle of works of law nor but by the faith of Jesus Christ, we also have believed on Christ Jesus, that we might be justified on the principle of the faith of Christ; and not of works of law; because on the principle of works of law no flesh shall be justified.

Matthew 7:22-23

Many shall say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied through thy name, and through thy name cast out demons, and through thy name done many works of power? and then will I avow unto them, I never knew you. Depart from me, workers of lawlessness.

Works, good » Encouraged » Examples of

Acts 9:36

And in Joppa there was a certain female disciple, by name Tabitha, which being interpreted means Dorcas. She was full of good works and alms-deeds which she did.

Matthew 25:35-36

for I hungered, and ye gave me to eat; I thirsted, and ye gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in; naked, and ye clothed me; I was ill, and ye visited me; I was in prison, and ye came to me.

Nehemiah 13:14

Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds which I have done for the house of my God, and for the charges thereof!

Works, good » Salvation unattainable by

Ephesians 2:8-9

For ye are saved by grace, through faith; and this not of yourselves; it is God's gift: not on the principle of works, that no one might boast.

Works, good » Shall be brought into the judgment

Works, good » Encouraged » Furnish a pattern for imitation

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I desire that thou insist strenuously on these things, that they who have believed God may take care to pay diligent attention to good works. These things are good and profitable to men.

Works, good » In the judgment, will be an evidence of faith

Matthew 25:34-40

Then shall the King say to those on his right hand, Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the world's foundation: for I hungered, and ye gave me to eat; I thirsted, and ye gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and ye took me in; naked, and ye clothed me; I was ill, and ye visited me; I was in prison, and ye came to me. read more.
Then shall the righteous answer him saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungering, and nourished thee; or thirsting, and gave thee to drink? and when saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in; or naked, and clothed thee? and when saw we thee ill, or in prison, and came to thee? And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.

James 2:14-20

What is the profit, my brethren, if any one say he have faith, but have not works? can faith save him? Now if a brother or a sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one from amongst you say to them, Go in peace, be warmed and filled; but give not to them the needful things for the body, what is the profit? read more.
So also faith, if it have not works, is dead by itself. But some one will say, Thou hast faith and I have works. Shew me thy faith without works, and I from my works will shew thee my faith. Thou believest that God is one. Thou doest well. The demons even believe, and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

Works, good » Wrought by God in us

Isaiah 26:12

Jehovah, thou wilt ordain peace for us; for thou also hast wrought all our works for us.

Works, good » Holy women should manifest

1 Timothy 5:10

borne witness to in good works, if she have brought up children, if she have exercised hospitality, if she have washed saints' feet, if she have imparted relief to the distressed, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Works, good » God remembers

Nehemiah 13:14

Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and wipe not out my good deeds which I have done for the house of my God, and for the charges thereof!

Hebrews 6:9-10

But we are persuaded concerning you, beloved, better things, and connected with salvation, even if we speak thus. For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the love which ye have shewn to his name, having ministered to the saints, and still ministering.

Works, good » Encouraged » Glorify God

Works, good » Encouraged » Demonstrate the reality of faith

James 2:17-18

So also faith, if it have not works, is dead by itself. But some one will say, Thou hast faith and I have works. Shew me thy faith without works, and I from my works will shew thee my faith.

Works, good » Justification unattainable by

Galatians 2:16

but knowing that a man is not justified on the principle of works of law nor but by the faith of Jesus Christ, we also have believed on Christ Jesus, that we might be justified on the principle of the faith of Christ; and not of works of law; because on the principle of works of law no flesh shall be justified.

Works, good » Designed to lead others to glorify God

Works, good » Christ, an example of

John 10:32

Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shewn you of my Father; for which work of them do ye stone me?

Works, good » Saints » Should be careful to maintain

Titus 3:8

The word is faithful, and I desire that thou insist strenuously on these things, that they who have believed God may take care to pay diligent attention to good works. These things are good and profitable to men.

Works, good » Saints » Should be established in

Works, good » Saints » Exhorted to put on

Colossians 3:12-14

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering; forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any should have a complaint against any; even as the Christ has forgiven you, so also do ye. And to all these add love, which is the bond of perfectness.

Works, good » Ministers should » Exhort to

1 Timothy 6:17-18

Enjoin on those rich in the present age not to be high-minded, nor to trust on the uncertainty of riches; but in the God who affords us all things richly for our enjoyment; to do good, to be rich in good works, to be liberal in distributing, disposed to communicate of their substance,

Works, good » Saints » Should abound to all

Works, good » The scripture designed to lead us to

2 Timothy 3:16-17

Every scripture is divinely inspired, and profitable for teaching, for conviction, for correction, for instruction in righteousness; that the man of God may be complete, fully fitted to every good work.

Works, good » Saints » Followed into rest by their

Works, good » Called » Fruits of righteousness

Works, good » Are by jesus Christ to the glory and praise of God

Works, good » Saints » Should be fruitful in

Works, good » To be performed in Christ's name

Works, good » Encouraged » Enriched life

Works, good » Saints » Should be furnished unto all

Works, good » Saints » Should be prepared unto all

2 Timothy 2:21

If therefore one shall have purified himself from these, in separating himself from them, he shall be a vessel to honour, sanctified, serviceable to the Master, prepared for every good work.

Works, good » Saints » Should avoid ostentation in

Matthew 6:1-18

Take heed not to do your alms before men to be seen of them, otherwise ye have no reward with your Father who is in the heavens. When therefore thou doest alms, sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory from men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. But thou, when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand does; read more.
so that thine alms may be in secret, and thy Father who sees in secret will render it to thee. And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites; for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets so that they should appear to men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy chamber, and having shut thy door, pray to thy Father who is in secret, and thy Father who sees in secret will render it to thee. But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as those who are of the nations: for they think they shall be heard through their much speaking. Be not ye therefore like them, for your Father knows of what things ye have need before ye beg anything of him. Thus therefore pray ye: Our Father who art in the heavens, let thy name be sanctified, let thy kingdom come, let thy will be done as in heaven so upon the earth; give us to-day our needed bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also forgive our debtors, and lead us not into temptation, but save us from evil. For if ye forgive men their offences, your heavenly Father also will forgive you yours, but if ye do not forgive men their offences, neither will your Father forgive your offences. And when ye fast, be not as the hypocrites, downcast in countenance; for they disfigure their faces, so that they may appear fasting to men: verily I say unto you, They have their reward. But thou, when fasting, anoint thy head and wash thy face, so that thou mayest not appear fasting unto men, but to thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret shall render it to thee.

Works, good » Saints » Created in Christ unto

Works, good » Saints » Should be rich in

Works, good » Encouraged » Tend to summons others to their tasks

Works, good » Saints » Should provoke each other to

Works, good » Saints » Should be perfect in

Works, good » Called » Works and labors of love

Works, good » Called » Fruits meet for repentance

Works, good » They alone, who abide in Christ can perform

John 15:4-5

Abide in me and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abide in the vine, thus neither can ye unless ye abide in me. I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abides in me and I in him, he bears much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.

Works, good » Saints » Should manifest, with meekness

Works, good » Saints » Are zealous of

Works, good » Called » Good fruits

Works, good » Heavenly wisdom is full of

Works, good » The wicked reprobate unto

Works, good » A blessing attends

Works, good » Ministers should » Be patterns of

Works, good » Saints » Bring to the light their

Works, good » Saints » Should be ready to all

Works, good » Saints » Being Full of

Acts 9:36

And in Joppa there was a certain female disciple, by name Tabitha, which being interpreted means Dorcas. She was full of good works and alms-deeds which she did.

Works, good » God is glorified by

Works, good » Illustrated