It is a wise thing to “do good”.
I know that “good works” won’t save me. Only the redemptive act of Jesus can do that. We are saved by grace through faith, but we are saved “to do good works” .
Having been redeemed by Jesus, I am to do good.
Get insurance with God and do a good deed, settle down and stick to your last. Keep company with God, get in on the best. | ~King David | Psalm 37:3-4 (The Message Bible)
Paul drives this home in Ephesians 2. Salvation is not of myself and not through my own effort. It is the undeserved, gracious gift of God. It is not as a result of my works nor my attempts to keep the Law, so that I won’t be able to boast or take credit in any way for my salvation.
For I am His workmanship His own…
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