Passages That Prove Obedience Is Necessary To Salvation, And Not Just Faith Alone

Psalms 106:3 “Blessed are they … that doeth righteousness at all times”

Ecclesiastes 12:13 "Fear God, and keep his commandments … is … whole duty of man"

Matthew 7:21 "he that doeth the will of my Father … shall enter into … heaven"

Luke 6:46 "why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?"

Luke 11:28 "blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it"

John 12:42-43 belief by itself is not enough

John 14:15 "If ye love me, keep my commandments"

John 14:21 “He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me”

John 15:10 “If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love …”

John 15:14 “Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you”

Acts 10:34-35 "he that … worketh righteousness, is accepted with Him"

Romans 2:6 God “will render to every man according to his deeds”

II Corinthians 5:10 "every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad"

Philippians 2:12 "work out your own salvation with fear and trembling"

II Thessalonians 1:8-9 "them that … obey not the gospel … shall be punished"

Hebrews 5:9 "the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him"

Hebrews 11 saving faith includes obedience:

4 "By faith Abel offered"

7 "By faith Noah … moved with fear, prepared an ark"

8 "By faith Abraham … obeyed"

17 "By faith Abraham … offered up Isaac"

Hebrews 11:30 faith saves "after" it obeys

James 2:14-24-26 "by works a man is justified, and not by faith only"

I Peter 1:22 "ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth"

I John 2:4 "He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar"

I John 2:17 "he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever"

Revelation 20:11-15 "they were judged every man according to their works"

Revelation 22:14 “Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city”


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