Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Good Works

Believers should be laboring in God’s strength to evangelize and disciple. We are not saved by works (Ephesians 2:8-9). But, Believers do show their faith by their works (James 2:18, 26). Slothfulness violates God’s purpose—good works.

[message from the Internet]

Proverbs 6:6-8 … Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

Colossians 1: 28-29 … Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus: Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.

Hebrews 6:10 … For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.

Romans 12:11 … Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

Galatians 6:9-10 … And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. ♥