While our works are worthless in securing us a place in heaven, they are integral in determining our experience in heaven.
And this is what Paul said about works after salvation:
"For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them."
Before we became a Christian, our works were only sufficient to condemn us before God. But once we became a Christian, our works should be sufficient to commend us to God. As we’ve already seen, we will all appear before the Judgment Seat of Christ and be evaluated on our works, “whether good or bad.” The Greek word translated “bad” (phaulos) literally means “worthless.”
"Therefore also we have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad."
2 Corinthians 5:9-10
Welcome to First Baptist Dallas! Our mission is to transform the world with God's Word...one life at a time. We are a church with a legacy that is built on the Bible, and we continue that legacy today. With multiple service times and options, as well as age group Sunday School classes, we have something for everyone. Join us on Sundays in person or online beginning at 9:15am.
Address : 1707 San Jacinto, Dallas, TX -
75201 United States.