Titus 2:13-15 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; 14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. 15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.

The true grace of God (1 Peter 5:10) actually teaches us to be zealous of good works Titus 2:14, be prepared (Titus 3:1), maintain good works (Titus 3:8). It is because of Divine blessing that human works are done. In fact grace flowing in your life will make a worker out of you, even work more than most according to 1 Corinthians 15:10. “… I labor more abundantly than you all…. yet not I but the grace of God which was with me. The word labor is from the root of the Greek word “kopiao” which means to work hard, to feel fatigue, to toil, to labor, to be wearied. It says he did this more abundantly, in a more abundant way, a great deal more, far more.

Works won’t save you, that’s only by grace, but the grace that saves will make you work. Paul addressed the false idea in the book of Titus of “works having nothing to do with the life of the Christian now that he is under grace.


Pastor John Rasicci is the founder and Pastor of Word of His Grace Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where we are building people who are building the Church. Pastor's ministry mission is to help people discover God's dream for their Life, the Local Church, and the Last Days' Harvest. With a strong emphasis on the grace of God and with a prophetic voice, Pastor John preaches and teaches in churches, conferences, and crusades both locally and throughout the world. He has produced books, tapes, and other teaching materials to empower, enable, and equip Believers with the Word of God. Pastor John is married to his wife Candy who with their three children, Krista, Joanna, John Anthony, and two son-in-laws, Matt and Doug, serve together in the ministry. After graduating from Kent State University, Pastor John pursued a career in professional baseball before accepting the call to the ministry. He and his wife, Candy, received their ministry training from Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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