Jesus redeemed you to be of service to Him and others.

Jesus redeemed you to be of service to Him and others.

“But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show piety [eusebeo] at home and to repay their parents” (1Tim 5:4)

“that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.” (Tit 2:14)

“As each one has received a gift [charisma], minister [diakoneo] it to one another, as good stewards [oikonomos] of the manifold [poikilos] grace [charis] of God.” (1Pet 4:10)

“as His divine power [theios dunamis] has given [doreomai] to us all things that pertain [pros] to life and godliness [eusegeia]” (2Pet 1:3)

“In all their affliction He was afflicted, and the Angel of His Presence saved them; in His love and in His pity He redeemed them; and He bore them and carried them all the days of old.” (Isa 63:9)

“who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.” (Eph 1:14)

“in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.” (Col 1:14)

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” (Matt 5:16)

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” (Eph 2:10)

“Likewise, the good works of some are clearly evident, and those that are otherwise cannot be hidden.” (1Tim 5:25)

“Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to give, willing to share” (1Tim 6:18)

“in all things showing yourself to be a pattern of good works” (Tit 2:7)

“And let our people also learn to maintain good works, to meet urgent needs, that they may not be unfruitful.” (Tit 3:14)

“And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works” (Heb 10:24)

“having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation.” (1Pet 2:12)

“Let him show by good conduct [anastrophe] that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom.” (Jm 3:13)

“for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.” (Phil 2:13)

“but glory, honor, and peace to everyone who works what is good” (Rom 2:10)

“And Jesus answered and said to him, Get behind Me, Satan! For it is written, You shall worship the LORD your God, and Him only you shall serve.” (Lk 4:8)

“what does the LORD your God require of you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and to love Him, to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul” (Deut 10:2)

“knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.” (Col 3:24)

“Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father.” (Jn 14:12)

“But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him.” (Jn 4:23)

Reading: Amos 1-3; 1Tim 5