Salvation Includes Works as Seen in The New Testament: God is the Same Today Yesterday & Forever

The Imploring God of the New Testament




Works are the other aspect of grace. If grace is what God does for us, works are what God asks us to do for him.
This document is to refute the idea that the Old Testament God is the strict / imploring God, then changes in the New Testament. For more treatment of this topic, see my article “The Graceful God of the Old Testament: Scripture References”
This is to show how works have always been expected of God’s people, including New Testament times, and modern times. This is in opposition to the popular idea that by grace alone we are saved. I am bold in this, not thinking it a crime to rely on the scriptures rather than the creeds of men!
For a composition showing how God has always been graceful with his children, see document “Scriptures on Grace (God’s works for us) from the Old Testament (showing God does not change)” at this link:
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• John 9:4
4 I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.

• James 2:18
18 Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I haveworks: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.

• John 6:28
28 Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?

• James 2:22
22 Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?

Titus 1:16
16 They profess that they know God; but in worksthey deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.
Hebrews 13:21
21 Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
• 1 Corinthians 3:13
13 Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’swork of what sort it is.
• John 14:12
12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.

• 1 Timothy 5:10
10 Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints’ feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.
• Titus 2:7
7 In all things shewing thyself a pattern of goodworks: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
• Titus 2:14
14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Acts 14:26
26 And thence sailed to Antioch, from whence they had been recommended to the grace of God for the work which they fulfilled.
(you get access to grace by doing works!)
• 2 Timothy 4:14
14 Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works:

• Mark 14:6
6 And Jesus said, Let her alone; why trouble ye her? she hath wrought a good work on me.

John 6:29
29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is thework of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
(if you believe in Christ, you’ll do what he says. He says we should do good works. It’s like if you believe a train is coming, you won’t stand on the tracks. You’ll do the work of moving, based on your faith of the coming event. Like how you’ll do your homework in college if you have faith that it will get you a good job.)
• Matthew 5:16
16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

• James 2:14
14 What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?
• James 2:17
17 Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.
• James 2:20
20 But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
• James 2:21
21 Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?

• James 2:24
24 Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.
• James 2:25
25 Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?
• James 2:26
26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.
• Matthew 16:27
27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

• Matthew 7:23
23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
• 1 Timothy 2:10
10 But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
• 1 Corinthians 4:12
12 And labour, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:

2 Thessalonians 2:17
17 Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.
• Colossians 1:29
29 Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
• Galatians 6:4
4 But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
• 1 Timothy 6:18
18 That they do good, that they be rich in goodworks, ready to distribute, willing to communicate;

2 Corinthians 11:15
15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.
• Ephesians 4:12
12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
• Ephesians 4:19
19 Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
• Ephesians 4:28
28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
• Revelation 2:26
26 And he that overcometh, and keepeth myworks unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:

• 1 Corinthians 12:10
10 To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:
• 2 Timothy 3:17
17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

• Titus 3:1
1 Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
• Titus 3:14
14 And let ours also learn to maintain good worksfor necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

• Acts 15:18
18 Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world.

• 1 Corinthians 16:10
10 Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear: for he worketh the work of the Lord, as I also do.
• John 5:17
17 ¶But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.
• John 5:20
20 For the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all things that himself doeth: and he will shew him greater works than these, that ye may marvel.

Matthew 13:58
58 And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief.
(in addition to the obvious meaning of this passage, it well shows that unbelievers in the true gospel refuse to recognize faithful lifestyles for what they are, and recognize their role!)
• James 1:4
4 But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.
• Hebrews 3:9
9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.
• Hebrews 10:24
24 And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
• 2 Corinthians 9:8
8 And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:

John 7:3
3 His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judæa, that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest.
• James 3:13
13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
• James 3:16
16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
• 1 Corinthians 3:14
14 If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
• 1 Corinthians 3:15
15 If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
• Matthew 21:28
28 ¶But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, gowork to day in my vineyard.

• 1 Timothy 3:1
1 This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.

• John 10:25
25 Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father’s name, they bear witness of me.

(this shows that “by their works ye shall know them”!
• John 10:37
37 If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.

(this shows that “by their works ye shall know them”!
• John 10:38
38 But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.

(this shows that “by their works ye shall know them”!
• 2 Thessalonians 3:10
10 For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

(*since we must live to work out our salvation, we see work is needed for salvation, since we die if we don’t work, and being dead, how would we work out our salvation?!)
• 2 Thessalonians 3:12
12 Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
• Matthew 23:3
3 All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after theirworks: for they say, and do not.
(*we see doing is required)
• 1 Corinthians 9:1
1 Am I not an apostle? am I not free? have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? are not ye my work in the Lord?

Ephesians 3:7
7 Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.
• Revelation 20:13
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.
• 1 Thessalonians 4:11
11 And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
• Revelation 3:2
2 Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.
• Revelation 3:8
8 I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.
• Revelation 3:15
15 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.
• Revelation 18:6
6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.
• Revelation 22:12
12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his workshall be.
• Revelation 18:6
6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.
• Revelation 22:12
12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his workshall be.
• 2 Timothy 2:21
21 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work.
• 1 Corinthians 15:58
58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in thework of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.
• Mark 6:14
14 And king Herod heard of him; (for his name was spread abroad:) and he said, That John the Baptist was risen from the dead, and therefore mightyworks do shew forth themselves in him.
• Revelation 9:20
20 And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:
• 2 Peter 3:10
10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and theworks that are therein shall be burned up.

John 8:39
39 They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham’s children, ye would do the works of Abraham.
• Acts 26:20
20 But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judæa, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.

• 1 John 3:12
12 Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother’s righteous.

• Philippians 3:21
21 Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.
• Ephesians 4:16
16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.
• Ephesians 4:28
28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

• 1 Thessalonians 1:3
3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;

• Revelation 2:2
2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:
• Revelation 2:5
5 Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
• Revelation 2:9
9 I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
• Revelation 2:13
13 I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan’s seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.
• Revelation 2:23
23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.
• Luke 13:14
14 And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.

• Acts 13:2
2 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
• Acts 9:36
36 ¶Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.
• Matthew 11:21
21 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
• Matthew 11:23
23 And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
• Mark 13:34
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.

• Titus 3:8
8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain goodworks. These things are good and profitable unto men.

• 1 Peter 2:12
12 Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.

• Hebrews 9:14
14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from deadworks to serve the living God?

• Philippians 2:12
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.
• Luke 10:13
13 Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty workshad been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while ago repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.

Revelation 3:1
1 And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.
• Mark 6:2
2 And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?

(*Jesus told us to do the things we have seen him do!)
Revelation 20:12
12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to theirworks.
Modern Scriptures:
– “thrust in your sickle with all your soul” (D&C 31:5)
-work with “all your heart, might, mind, and strength” (D&C 4:2).
–Through every major Nephite prophet, for example, the Lord declared: “Inasmuch as ye shall keep my commandments ye shall prosper in the land; but inasmuch as ye will not keep my commandments ye shall be cut off from my presence.” (2 Ne. 1:20—Lehi; see also 1 Ne. 2:20–21—Nephi; 2 Ne. 10:19–20—Jacob; Mosiah 1:7—Benjamin; Alma 9:13—Alma; Alma 48:25—Mormon;Ether 2:7–9—Moroni and the brother of Jared.)
-“wickedness never was happiness.” (Alma 41:10.)
-“the joy of the saints.” (Enos 1:3.)
Old Testament Scriptures:
– Psalms 141:4
4 Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that workiniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.
– Psalms 90:17
17 And let the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
– Exodus 36:4
4 And all the wise men, that wrought all the work of the sanctuary, came every man from his work which they made;
– Nehemiah 6:3
3 And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?
– Exodus 28:15
15 ¶And thou shalt make the breastplate of judgment with cunning work; after the work of the ephod thou shalt make it; of gold, of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine twined linen, shalt thou make it.
– Nehemiah 5:16
16 Yea, also I continued in the work of this wall, neither bought we any land: and all my servants were gathered thither unto the work.
– Exodus 36:1
1 Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the Lord put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the Lord had commanded.
– Ecclesiastes 8:14
14 There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.
– Numbers 8:4
4 And this work of the candlestick was of beaten gold, unto the shaft thereof, unto the flowers thereof, was beaten work: according unto the pattern which the Lord had shewed Moses, so he made the candlestick.
–Exodus 31:15
15 Six days may work be done
–Leviticus 23:3
3 Six days shall work be done
– Exodus 36:8
8 ¶And every wise hearted man among them that wrought the work of the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work made he them.
– 2 Kings 22:5
5 And let them deliver it into the hand of the doers of the work, that have the oversight of the house of the Lord: and let them give it to the doers of the workwhich is in the house of the Lord, to repair the breaches of the house,
– Exodus 39:3
3 And they did beat the gold into thin plates, and cut it into wires, to work it in the blue, and in the purple, and in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, with cunning work.
– Exodus 35:2
Six days shall work be done
-Exo. 36:1 work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the Lord had commanded.
– Nehemiah 7:71
71 And some of the chief of the fathers gave to the treasure of the work twenty thousand drams of gold, and two thousand and two hundred pound of silver.
– Psalms 28:4
4 Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them after the work of their hands; render to them their desert.
– Proverbs 16:3
3 Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established.
– Proverbs 20:11
11 Even a child is known by his doings, whether hiswork be pure, and whether it be right.
– Jeremiah 48:10
10 Cursed be he that doeth the work of the Lord deceitfully, and cursed be he that keepeth back his sword from blood.
– 2 Chronicles 3:10
10 And in the most holy house he made two cherubims of image work, and overlaid them with gold.
– Nehemiah 9:35
35 For they have not served thee in their kingdom, and in thy great goodness that thou gavest them, and in the large and fat land which thou gavest before them, neither turned they from their wickedworks.
– Proverbs 18:9
9 He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
– Job 14:15
15 Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands.
– 2 Chronicles 24:13
13 So the workmen wrought, and the work was perfected by them, and they set the house of God in his state, and strengthened it.
– Proverbs 24:27
27 Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thine house.
– Proverbs 24:29
29 Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me: I will render to the man according to his work.
–Psalms 104:23
23 Man goeth forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening.
– Job 1:10
10 Hast not thou made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.
– Hosea 6:8
8 Gilead is a city of them that work iniquity, and is polluted with blood.
-Ps. 106: 23 Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.
-Ps. 106: 25 But murmured in their tents, and hearkened not unto the voice of the Lord.
– Psalms 106:39
39 Thus were they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own inventions.
– Nehemiah 13:10
10 ¶And I perceived that the portions of the Levites had not been given them: for the Levites and the singers, that did the work, were fled every one to his field.
– Psalms 77:12
12 I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.
– Psalms 145:4
4 One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
– Psalms 145:5
5 I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
– Psalms 145:10
10 All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord; and thy saints shall bless thee.
– Isaiah 66:18
18 For I know their works and their thoughts: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory.
– Jeremiah 25:6
6 And go not after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, and provoke me not to anger with theworks of your hands; and I will do you no hurt.
– Jeremiah 25:7
7 Yet ye have not hearkened unto me, saith the Lord; that ye might provoke me to anger with the works of your hands to your own hurt.
– Jeremiah 25:14
14 For many nations and great kings shall serve themselves of them also: and I will recompense them according to their deeds, and according to the worksof their own hands.
– Ezra 6:7
…let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews build this house of God in his place.
– Exodus 23:24
24 Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works: but thou shalt utterly overthrow them, and quite break down their images.
–1 Chronicles 23:4
4 Of which, twenty and four thousand were to set forward the work of the house of the Lord; and six thousand were officers and judges:
– Exodus 25:18
18 And thou shalt make two cherubims of gold, of beaten work shalt thou make them, in the two ends of the mercy seat.
– Ecclesiastes 3:17
17 I said in mine heart, God shall judge the righteous and the wicked: for there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.
– Psalms 118:17
17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.
– Psalms 17:4
4 Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.
– Job 34:11
11 For the work of a man shall he render unto him, and cause every man to find according to his ways.
– Job 34:25
25 Therefore he knoweth their works, and he overturneth them in the night, so that they are destroyed.
– Exodus 31:5
5 And in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship.
– Leviticus 23:8
8 But ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the Lord seven days…
– Psalms 95:9
9 When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.
– Job 36:9
9 Then he sheweth them their work, and their transgressions that they have exceeded.
– Job 36:24
24 Remember that thou magnify his work, which men behold.
– Psalms 58:2
2 Yea, in heart ye work wickedness; ye weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.
– Psalms 62:12
12 Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work.
– Psalms 9:16
16 The Lord is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.
– Psalms 9:16
16 The Lord is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.
– Nehemiah 4:19
19 ¶And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work is great and large, and we are separated upon the wall, one far from another.
• Nehemiah 4:21
21 So we laboured in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.
– Jeremiah 10:15
15 They are vanity, and the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
– Ecclesiastes 9:7
7 ¶Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thyworks.
• Ecclesiastes 9:10
10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
– Nehemiah 6:9
9 For they all made us afraid, saying, Their hands shall be weakened from the work, that it be not done. Now therefore, O God, strengthen my hands.
– Nehemiah 6:14
14 My God, think thou upon Tobiah and Sanballat according to these their works, and on the prophetess Noadiah, and the rest of the prophets, that would have put me in fear.
– Isaiah 49:4
4 Then I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought, and in vain: yet surely my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God.
• 2 Chronicles 15:7
7 Be ye strong therefore, and let not your hands be weak: for your work shall be rewarded.
– Exodus 37:29
29 ¶And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of sweet spices, according to the workof the apothecary.
– Jeremiah 51:18
18 They are vanity, the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
• 2 Chronicles 2:18
18 And he set threescore and ten thousand of them to be bearers of burdens, and fourscore thousand to be hewers in the mountain, and three thousand and six hundred overseers to set the people a work.
– Psalms 33:15
15 He fashioneth their hearts alike; he considereth all their works.
– Ezekiel 33:26
26 Ye stand upon your sword, ye work abomination, and ye defile every one his neighbour’s wife: and shall ye possess the land?
– Exodus 39:42
42 According to all that the Lord commanded Moses, so the children of Israel made all the work.
– Exodus 39:43
43 And Moses did look upon all the work, and, behold, they had done it as the Lord had commanded, even so had they done it: and Moses blessed them.
• Proverbs 21:8
8 The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.
• Psalms 101:3
3 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.
– 2 Chronicles 4:11
11 And Huram made the pots, and the shovels, and the basins. And Huram finished the work that he was to make for king Solomon for the house of God;
– Lamentations 3:64
64 ¶Render unto them a recompence, O Lord, according to the work of their hands.

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