Faith and Works.
Ephesians 2:8 – 9 are some of the most well-known and loved verses in the Bible – rightfully so. They clearly tell us we cannot earn our salvation through good deeds and works. They tell us salvation is God’s free gift to us through personal faith in Jesus Christ. But, Ephesians 2:10 points out why we’ve been given God’s grace – to do good works God wants us to do. You see, salvation is not only about saving us, it’s about serving others and doing God’s good works in the world. So, here’s a good question … how are you at doing good works these days? Are you consciously choosing to do good works and are you reflexively doing good when the opportunity arises?