Deeds ( separate page )

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            D e e d s        ( separate  page )                     (  5  RELATED  PHRASES )                      

                    The  word  'Deeds'  appears  2.004  times in the published writings of EGW                                     page not on Original site 

                    The word  'Deed'  appears  966 times  ( will create a separate page )

                           Related Phrases:   noble deeds  (  )  - -  good and noble deeds  ( below )

    Through divine grace, all men may live in harmony with the requirements of God's law. It is not enough that we have not blotted the page of life with revolting crimes; unless the record bears witness of noble deeds, of self-denying efforts to save not only our own souls but the souls of others, we shall be found wanting.   {ST, April 21, 1881 par. 22}

 

   Many are deceived as to their true condition before God.  They congratulate themselves upon the wrong acts which they do not commit, and forget to enumerate the good and noble deeds which God requires of them, but which they have neglected to perform. It is not enough that they are trees in the garden of God. They are to answer His expectation by bearing fruit. He holds them accountable for their failure to accomplish all the good which they could have done, through His grace strengthening them. In the books of heaven they are registered as cumberers of the ground. Yet the case of even this class is not utterly hopeless. With those who have slighted God's mercy and abused His grace, the heart of long-suffering love yet pleads. "Wherefore He saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. See then that ye walk circumspectly, . . . redeeming the time, because the days are evil." Ephesians 5: 14-16.    Great Controversy, page 601.2
 

 

                                               Deeds  of  kindness                                                                   

                            This phrase appears  58  times in the writings of EGW

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                             Good  deeds   

    This phrase appears 132  times in the writings of EGW

   Money cannot be carried into the next life; it is not needed there; but the good deeds done in winning souls to Christ are carried to the heavenly courts.  But those who selfishly spend the Lord’s gifts on themselves, leaving their needy fellow creatures without aid, and doing nothing to advance God’s work in the world, dishonor their Maker. Robbery of God is written opposite their names in the books of heaven. — Christ’s Object Lessons, 266. { ChS 220.5} 

 

  All the good qualities that men possess are the gift of God; their good deeds are performed by the grace of God through Christ. Since they owe all to God, the glory of whatever they are or do belongs to Him alone; they are but instruments in His hands. { AG 336.2} 

 

 

 

                                  Holy   deeds                                                                    

           Related phrases:    worthy  deeds  (  )   - -   mighty deeds  (  )  

   There are today many as ignorant of the Holy Spirit’s work upon the heart as were those believers in Ephesus; yet no truth is more clearly taught in the word of God. Prophets and apostles have dwelt upon this theme. Christ Himself calls our attention to the growth of the vegetable world as an illustration of the agency of His Spirit in sustaining spiritual life. The sap of the vine, ascending from the root, is diffused to the branches, sustaining growth and producing blossoms and fruit. So the life-giving power of the Holy Spirit, proceeding from the Saviour, pervades the soul, renews the motives and affections, and brings even the thoughts into obedience to the will of God, enabling the receiver to bear the precious fruit of holy deeds. { AA 284.1} 

 

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   Five days after Paul’s arrival at Caesarea his accusers came from Jerusalem, accompanied by Tertullus, an orator whom they had engaged as their counsel. The case was granted a speedy hearing. Paul was brought before the assembly, and Tertullus “began to accuse him.” Judging that flattery would have more influence upon the Roman governor than the simple statements of truth and justice, the wily orator began his speech by praising Felix: “Seeing that by thee we enjoy great quietness, and that very worthy deeds are done unto his nation by thy providence, we accept it always, and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness.” { AA 419.1} 

 

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