|Psalm 8:||3: “When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers!”
|Psalm 102:||25: “Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands.”|
|Exodus 32:||16:“And the tables were the work of God,|
and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.”
|John 9:||3: “Jesus answered: Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents:|
but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.”
|Psalm 46:||8: “Come behold the works of the Lord, what desolations He hath made in the earth.” (From this chaos)|
In Jesus we are given a perfect view of Yahweh working in the vineyard of salvation.
|Psalm 8:||6: “Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thine hands; thou hast put all things under his feet.”|
|Hebrews 2:||7: “Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over the works of thy hands:”|
|Mark 13:||34:“ For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.”|
|John 6:||28:“Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?|
29:Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.”
|Matthew 21:||28: “But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.|
29: He answered and said, I will not: but afterward he repented, and went.
30: And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir: and went not.
31: Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.”
|Philippians 2:||12: “Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.|
13: For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure”
|1 Samuel 21:||8: “...the king’s business required haste.”|
|Proverbs 22:||29: “Seest thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.”|
|Nehemiah 4:||6: “So built we the wall; and all the wall was joined together unto the half thereof: for the people had a mind to work.”
|Ecclesiastes 9:||10: “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might...”|
|Jeremiah 48:||10: “Cursed be he that doeth the work of the LORD deceitfully...”|
|Revelation 3:1-2,8,13||"I know thy works, ... I know thy works, ... I know thy works."
|Proverbs 24:||12: “...and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?”
|Revelation 20:||13: “And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.”
|Revelation 22:||12: “And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.”|
When we in A Voice In The Wilderness - Canada say Works, we do not mean ‘acts of penance’ or ‘payment for prayers for the dead’ etc. We mean: holiness, righteousness, obedience, honesty, chastity, purity, goodness, meekness, temperance, patience etc. In other words the Works of the Holy Spirit in a believer's life.
|2 Corinthians 13:||5: “Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?”
|Romans 14:||10: “But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.”|
Here are three examples of personal assessment.
|Ecclesiastes 2: 4-11||Great achievements, but mostly vanity.|
|2 Timothy 4:||6: “For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.|
7: I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
8: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.”
|John 17:||4: “I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.”
|Verse:||8: “For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.”
|Verse:||14: “I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.”
|Verse:||26:“And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it: that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.”
|John 19:||30:“When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.”|
|Luke 2:||49: “...wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?”
|John 9:||4: “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day:|
the night cometh, when no man can work.”