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Making Jesus Known Through Good Works

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In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father. -NLT

  • Help us appreciate that there is an urgency to make Jesus known to the entire world.
  • Appreciate that making Jesus known is a demonstration of our Love for humanity.
  • Understand that the demand of making Jesus known cuts across races and age.
  • Understand that good work is a vital way preaching the gospel of Christ Jesus.
  • Understand that it is effective to influence others by attitude and conduct.
  • Appreciate that our good works must be enshrined in genuine love and compassion to be effective.
  • Good works is an attractive means of making Jesus known.
  • Appreciate that we are relational beings. Good works helps to reinforce the authenticity of our message.

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  • What does it mean to make Jesus known through good work?
  • What are the some of the ways I can make Jesus known through good works?
  • How do we identify good works?
  • What is the significance of the good work?
  • What is required of me as a believer to carry out a good work that will announce Jesus Christ?
  • Did Jesus do good works throughout His ministry?
  • Does God expect our works to be perfect?
  • How can I make my good works to be devoid of hypocrisy and self-promotion?
  • Is the welfare ministry part of good works?
  • Is doing good to other people synonymous with doing good to Jesus?
  • We have been created and prepared ahead to do good works. Therefore, our whole lives should be devoted unto good works (Rom 12:1-3, Col 3:17).
  • We have been commissioned to preach the good news to all nations, heal the sick, deliver oppressed, cast out demons etc. Good works would push us even further to pray and nurture the new believers unto maturity so they can stand firm and do same to others (Ephesians 4:13-15).
  • Good works is not limited to what we do in the church, it also encapsulates what we do in the secular world. Eph 2:10.
  • Making Jesus known through good works means full alignment to the commandment/will of God. John 14:15, Gal 2:20.
  • Jesus reveals Himself to the world through a show of His loving kindness(works) through our relationships/network (Rom 2:4).
  • We can make Jesus known through simple things such as a kind word, an encouraging text/ e-mail, Face time, paying for /preparing a meal for someone, transportation assistance, or merely a listening ear.
  • By showing acts of Kindness, love, empathy and forgiveness, we can make Jesus known to people (Luke 7:36–50).
  • We are saved by Grace and not by our works; good works are tangible evidence to the world that in deed Jesus is good. Our works are supposed to be product of salvation and not its justification. (Psalm 34:8. Ephesians 2:8)
  • The Gospel is not complete without good works, God works are actually the fruit of the salvation (Ephesians 2:10, Matthew 14:16, James 2:14).
  • We need to be very deliberate at ensuring our good works is enshrined in love and compassion (Matthew 6:2-5)
  • The ultimate good works resulting in Salvation is made possible through the sacrificial death of Jesus on the cross.
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  • Good works is an effective way of making Christ known; if your targeted audience see you do the right thing, they will join you (1Peter 3:1-2, 1Cor 11:1)
  • Let your whole life demonstrate your faith in Christ Jesus, always practice what you preach to others (Rev 12:1-2,)
  • Be determined to make Jesus known through good works even outside the Church where the gospel is needed most (Act 1:8)
  • He urges us to share His love with those around us. One of the ways we can do so is through the relationships we cultivate with others. It is in these relationships we can demonstrate the acts of kindness.
  • Look for opportunities to do good works with humility of heart. Good works have domino effect
  • A smile , a thank you might be the missing puzzle for your boss, colleague, person at the till, neighbor, waste management team to accepting Christ.
  • Let’s be determined to do good works from a pure motive and not out of hypocrisy and
  • Let us emulate Christ. He was not overly critical of people, rather He acted out kindness and love. Acts of Kindness, Love and compassion are magnetic and will lead us to repentance.
  • Fill your heart with God’s love, keep His light burning in your heart always by reading and meditating on His word as this would reflect in your attitude and utterances (Rom 5:8, Luke 6:45)
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