Deeds, acts, labor, work. Moral
or external performances
(such as good behavior
or good deeds done).
are ye saved
and that not of yourselves:
it is the gift of God:
Not of works,
lest any man should boast...
believest that there is
one God; thou doest well; the devils also
believe and tremble.
But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith
doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say
he have faith, and have not works?
can faith save him?
If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, and one of you
say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye
give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
Even so faith, if it hath not works,
being alone. Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have
works: shew me thy faith
without thy works, and I will shew
thee my faith by my works.
are those works "proceeding from corrupt
nature, not from spiritual life or
a gracious principle."
say unto you,
He that believeth on me,
the works that I do shall he do also;
and greater works than these shall he do;
because I go unto my Father.
And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name,
that will I do, that the Father
may be glorified in the Son.
If ye shall ask any thing in my name,
I will do it.