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Sep 18, 2019 at 09:03 AM CST
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When are “good works” pleasing to God? Many people are confused about the “good works” that are talked about in the book of James, that “faith without works is dead.” Most of us are familiar with the sight of a large truck hauling cargo along the road. Think about “faith” and “works” being connected to each other like that truck. “Faith” is the tractor, and “good works” is the trailer full of good things. The tractor without a trailer is only a very expensive way to get from one place to another. A trailer without a tractor goes nowhere – except downhill into disaster if it is suddenly disconnected from the tractor. The tractor never follows or pushes the trailer because the trailer has no guidance system. Only the tractor pulling the trailer will end in a successful trip. Only our trust in Jesus to guide what we do is pleasing to Him. Our faith in Jesus Christ is the power and steering for all our good works. Ephesians 2:8-10 says we are saved by faith (the power and purpose or direction), for good works (the cargo).
Replied on Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 09:08 AM CST
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There are not a lot of people willing to put their faith out there for the world to see in this world of liberalism and political correctness. My compliments for being such a person. I wholeheartedly agree with you.

Replied on Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 01:21 PM CST
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Yes we all have to answer to a Higher Authority in the end, so just making sure I am aligned with The King of Kings !!
There are many Routes but only 1 Way.........
Replied on Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 07:08 AM CST
Interesting illustration. Never thought of it that way.
Replied on Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 07:33 AM CST

Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?