What Did Jesus Say About Works?

Matthew 5 v 16

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Matthew 7 v 22

Many will say to Me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name? and in Your name have cast out devils? and in Your name done many wonderful works?

Matthew 11 v 2

Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples.

Matthew 11 v 20 – 21

Then began Jesus to upbraid the cities wherein most of His mighty works were done because they repented not: Woe unto you, Chorazin! woe unto you Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

Matthew 11 v 23

And you, Capernaum, which are exalted unto heaven,  you shall be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in you, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

Matthew 13 v 54

And when Jesus came into His own country, He taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, where has this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?

Matthew 13 v 58

And Jesus did not do many mighty works there because of their unbelief.

Matthew 16 v 27

For the Son of Man shall come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and then He shall reward every man according to his works.

Matthew 23 v 3

All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not you after their works: for they say, and do not.

Matthew 23 v 5

But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries and enlarge the borders of their garments.

Luke 10 v 13

Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while ago repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.

Luke 19 v 37

And when Jesus was come nigh, even now at the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen;

John 5 v 20

For the Father loves the Son and shows Him all things that He does: and will show Him greater works than these, that you may marvel.

John 5 v 36

But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father has given Me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father has sent Me.

John 6 v 28

Then said they unto Jesus, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?

John 7 v 7

The world cannot hate you; but Me it hates, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.

John 8 39

They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus said unto them, If you were Abraham’s children, you would do the works of Abraham.

John 9 v 3 – 4

Jesus answered, Neither has this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him. I must work the works of Him that sent Me, while it is day: the night comes, when no man can work.

John 10 v 25

Jesus answered them, I told you, and you believed not: the works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me.

John 10 v 32

Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from My Father; for which of those works do you stone me?

John 10 v 37-38

If I do not the works of My Father, believe Me not. But if I do, though you believe not Me, believe the works: that you may know, and believe, that the Father is in Me, and I in Him.

John 14 v 10 -12

Believe you not that I am in the Father and the Father in Me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of Myself: but the Father that dwells in Me, He does the works. Believe Me that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me: or else believe Me for the very works’ sake Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believes on Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater than these shall he do; because I go unto My Father.

John 15 v 24

If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both Me and My Father.


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