What do you think about works?

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ResidentAlien

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"God 'will repay each person according to what they have done.' To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life."—Romans 2:6-7

Here we see crystal clearly that those who persist in doing good will inherit eternal life. This is not about receiving one reward or another; it's about salvation itself.

Unfortunately many confuse actions and works. Works has become a dirty word; but works has two meanings in the New Testament. One is works of the Law of Moses; and the other refers to actions on our part that demonstrate our faith. The second refers to obedience. If a person thinks they can be saved without obedience I'm afraid they're very sadly mistaken.
 

GRACE_ambassador

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OP: "What do you think about works?"

What I think really doesn't matter. What Does God's Word Of Truth Teach, Rightly
Divided?:


Prophecy/Law = "works are Required to 'enter' the kingdom" (Matthew 25:31-46)

Rightly Divided (2 Timothy 2:15) From “Things That DIFFER!” {online}:

Mystery/GRACE = "works are FORBIDDEN" for God's Eternal Salvation,
(1 Corinthians 15:3-4; cp Ephesians 2:8-9; Romans 3-5;
Titus 3:5 et al), but:
"good works Are Required for reward" (1 Corinthians 3:8-15)


"Simplicity In CHRIST!" Eh?

(2 Timothy 2:15; Romans 16:25; Ephesians 1:3-9; Ephesians 3:9 =
Grace/Mystery
fellowship {Romans – Philemon}, For ALL “to SEE,” today?)

Please Be Richly Encouraged, Enlightened, Exhorted, and Edified!
God’s Simple Will!
 

Jackson123

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There is correlation between faith and work.
People that have faith in Jesus mean let Jesus in to their hearth and Jesus in their heard will bear the fruit of loving work.

So if a man say have Jesus in his hearth and don't have loving work he is lie