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Having your conduct honorable by your good works which they observe 11 Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which.

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1 having your conduct honorable by your good works which they observe 11 Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul, 12 having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation. 1 P ETER 2:11-12

2 R EALIZING THE MOTIVATION AND IMPACT OF GOOD WORKS AS A C HRISTIAN

3 these things I want you to affirm constantly be careful to maintain good works Titus 3:8 - 8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I want you to affirm constantly, that those who have believed in God should be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men. let our people also learn to maintain good works Titus 3: And let our people also learn to maintain good works, to meet urgent needs, that they may not be unfruitful.

4 Why do you do what you do as a Christian? – To go to heaven? – To not go to hell? – To be seen of men? – To be seen by God? – To bear fruit? – To lay up treasure in heaven? Why? – To glorify God? – To please God? – Because you owe the Lord? – Because you love the Lord? – Because men hate you? – Because you love men?

5 we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age zealous for good works Titus 2:11– For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works. to be subject to obeyto be ready every good work Titus 3:1 - 1 Remind them to be subject to rulers and authorities, to obey, to be ready for every good work…

6 Let them do goodthat they be rich good worksready willing 1 Timothy 6:17– Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. 18 Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified and useful for the Masterprepared for every good work 2 Timothy 2: Therefore if anyone cleanses himself from the latter, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified and useful for the Master, prepared for every good work.

7 eternal life to those who by patient continuance in doing goodseek for glory, honor, and immortality Romans 2:6–8 - 6 …who “will render to each one according to his deeds”: 7 eternal life to those who by patient continuance in doing good seek for glory, honor, and immortality; 8 but to those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness— indignation and wrath… do not forget to do good with such sacrifices God is well pleased Hebrews 13: But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased. to him who knows to do good and does not do itto him it is sin James 4: Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.

8 in works they deny Him disqualified for every good work Titus 1:15– To the pure all things are pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but even their mind and conscience are defiled. 16 They profess to know God, but in works they deny Him, being abominable, disobedient, and disqualified for every good work.

9 followers of what is good sanctify the Lord God in your hearts that when they defame you as evildoers, those who revile your good conduct in Christ may be ashamed. 17 For it is better, if it is the will of God, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil. 13 And who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good? 14 But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you are blessed. “And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled.” 15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; 16 having a good conscience, that when they defame you as evildoers, those who revile your good conduct in Christ may be ashamed. 17 For it is better, if it is the will of God, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil. 1 P ETER 3:13-17


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