Bible verses: Gospel of Lords Inspiring Words about ‘faith and deeds’, ‘faith and works’.
James 2:18 | Faith and Works
13, For judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone has not been merciful. Mercy triumphs over judgment.
14, What good is it, my brothers, if someone claims to have faith, but has no deeds? Can such faith save him?
15, Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food.
16, If one of you tells him, “Go in peace; stay warm and well fed,” but does not provide for his physical needs, what good is that?
17, So too, faith by itself, if it is not complemented by action, is dead.
18, But someone will say, “You have faith and I have deeds.” Show me your faith without deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds.
19, You believe that God is one. Good for you! Even the demons believe that, and shudder!
20, O foolish man, do you want evidence that faith without deeds is worthless?
21, Was not our father Abraham justified by what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?
22, You see that his faith was working with his actions, and his faith was perfected by what he did.
23, And the Scripture was fulfilled that says, “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,” and he was called a friend of God.
Romans 1:17 | Unashamed of the Gospel
14, I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish.
15, That is why I am so eager to preach the gospel also to you who are in Rome.
16, I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, first to the Jew, then to the Greek.
17, For the gospel reveals the righteousness of God that comes by faith from start to finish, just as it is written: “- The righteous will live by faith.”
18, The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness.
19, For what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.
20, For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood from His workmanship, so that men are without excuse.
2 Corinthians 1:24 | Paul’s Change of Plans
21, Now it is God who establishes both us and you in Christ. He anointed us,
22, placed His seal on us, and put His Spirit in our hearts as a pledge of what is to come.
23, I call God as my witness that it was in order to spare you that I did not return to Corinth.
24, Not that we lord it over your faith, but we are fellow workers with you for your joy, because it is by faith that you stand firm.
1 Timothy 1:19 | God’s Grace to Paul
16, But for this very reason I was shown mercy, so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display His perfect patience, as an example to those who would believe in Him for eternal life.
17, Now to the King eternal, immortal, and invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
18, Timothy, my child, I entrust you with this command in keeping with the previous prophecies about you, so that by them you may fight the good fight,
19, holding on to faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and thereby shipwrecked their faith.
20, Among them are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan to be taught not to blaspheme.
Galatians 3:23 | The Purpose of the Law
20, A mediator is unnecessary, however, if there is only one party; but God is one.
21,Is the Law, then, opposed to the promises of God? Not at all! For if a law had been given that could impart life, then righteousness would certainly have come from the Law.
22, But the Scripture pronounces all things confined by sin, so that by faith in Jesus Christ, the promise might be given to those who believe.
23, Before this faith came, we were held in custody under the Law, locked up until faith should be revealed.
24, So the Law became our guardian to lead us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith
25, Now that faith has come, we are no longer under a guardian.
26, You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.