Act on Your Beliefs
If all we have to do to receive forgiveness, salvation and all that God promises is believe, what does believing detail?
1 Corinthians 15:58
"Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast and immovable. Always excel in the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain."
"He who pursues righteousness and loyalty finds life, righteousness and honor."
"Let us not grow weary in well-doing, for in due time we will reap a harvest, if we do not give up."
"so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and perverse generation, in which you shine as lights in the world."
1 Thessalonians 5:23
"Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely, and may your entire spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ."
1 Timothy 6:14
"Keep this commandment without stain or reproach until the appearance of our Lord Jesus Christ,"
"Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world."
1 Peter 1:7
"so that the authenticity of your faith--more precious than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire--may result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ."
2 Peter 1:10
"Therefore, brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election sure. For if you practice these things you will never stumble,"
2 Peter 3:1
"Beloved, this is now my second letter to you. Both of them are reminders to stir you to wholesome thinking."
"The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined."
"When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, But the righteous has an everlasting foundation."
"The wicked are overthrown and are no more, But the house of the righteous will stand."
"But everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them is like a foolish man who built his house on sand."
"Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of his household, to give the others their food at the proper time?"
"Five of them were foolish, and five were wise."
"But the wise ones took oil in flasks along with their lamps."
"No,' said the wise ones, 'or there may not be enough for both us and you. Instead, go to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves."