Created Unto Good Works

Of what value are good works if they do not save us?

Ephesians 2:8-9 is a very important scripture and often quoted. “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:  Not of works, lest any man should boast.”

Salvation is a divine work of God in the heart of man and is neither deserved nor earned. This is a wonderful truth but many neglect verse 10 which follows. “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.”Read more

Neither Is There Salvation in Any Other

Tears streamed down the young man’s face as he beat himself with a whip because of his own sin. In another part of the world, an old, wrinkled lady knelt before an image and offered all of the money she possessed. Meanwhile, an elderly man walked down a long, dusty road on a pilgrimage to the sacred city before he died.

At the same time, a young lady knelt before the holy statue and prayed for mercy before her confession to a black-robed priest. In an adjoining country, prayers resounded across the city as hundreds prostrated themselves on the ground. Read more