For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
Who is His workmanship? Believers in this scenario are the workmanship because all believers are workers for Christ. Being workers for Christ, believers are to live holy lives before men so that our good works can be seen by Christ who is in heaven. Being the workmanship for Christ mean that we are to continue carrying the gospel message to the world as commissioned by Christ Himself (Matthew 28:19-20) as it is our mission to make other disciples for Christ.
The question now becomes, how do we make disciples? We make other disciples through our lifestyles, through our witness as it is to begin in our homes, communities and then carry the gospel message abroad. Being workers for Christ we are to minister to the sick, feed the hungry, visit the homebound, give comfort where needed because Christ said “what you do to the least of these you do also unto me” (Matthew 25:40).
Christ was the perfect example for doing the will of His Father and we as believers are to do likewise in following Christ’s example of ministry. It is noteworthy to mention that we are not saved by our good works but because of our salvation we do good works. James 2:17, which states “faith if it hath no works is dead.” Does your works exemplify your faith? True faith always manifests itself in obedience to God as it relates to our works.
Our works speak to our faith.
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