Judged by Faith

“Judged” is used here in the sense of Judgment Day.  What will be the criterion of judgment?


Romans 2:6 – 7  God will render to each according to his deeds

Romans 2:15  The work of the Law in the hearts of the Gentiles

2 Corinthians 11:15  Whose end will be according to their works

1 Peter 1:17  The Father judges without partiality each one’s work

Revelation 2:23  I shall give to each according to your works

Revelation 2:26  He who overcomes and keeps my works until the end, to him I will give power

Revelation 14:13  Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord…their works follow them

Revelation 20:12 – 13  The dead were judged according to their works

Revelation 22:12  My reward is given to each one according to his work

Contrast of Faith and Works

Romans 3:27 – 28  The law of faith, not the law of works

Romans 3:20  By the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified

Romans 4:2  Abraham was not justified by works

Romans 4:6  Blessed is the man to whom God imputes righteousness apart from works

Romans 9:11 Not of works but of Him who calls

Romans 9:32 By did Israel fail?  Because they pursued righteousness by works instead of faith

Romans 11:6  If by grace, it is no longer by works

2 Corinthians 10:11  As we are in word…such will we be in deed

Galatians 2:16  A man is not justified by the works of the Law but by the faith of Jesus

Galatians 3:2, 5  Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law or by the hearing of faith?

Galatians 3:10  As many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse

Ephesians 2:8 – 9  By grace you have been saved…not of works lest anyone should boast

2 Timothy 1:9  Who saved us and called us…not according to our works

Titus 1:16  Some profess to know God but in works deny Him

Titus 3:5  Not by works which we have done but according to His mercy, He saved us

James 2:14  If one says he has faith and has not works, can that faith save him?

James 2:17 – 20, 26  Faith without works is dead

James 2:21  Abraham was justified by his works

James 2:22  By works, faith was made perfect

James 2:24  Man is justified by works, not by faith only

Saved by

Past tense:

Romans 8:24  We were saved in this hope.

Ephesians 2:4-8  By grace you have been saved.

2 Timothy 1:8-9  [God] has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began.

Titus 3:5  Not by works of righteousness we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration nad renewing of the Holy Spirit.

Future tense:

Romans 5:8-11  Shall be saved from wrath through Him.  Shall be saved by His life.

Romans 10:9-13  If you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved…Whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.

Non-specific time frame:

Romans 1:16  I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes.

1 Corinthians 1:21  It pleased God through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe.

1 Corinthians 15:1-4  I declare the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, by which also you are saved.

2 Corinthians 7:10  For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation.

2 Thessalonians 2:10  They did not receive the love of the truth that they may be saved.

2 Thessalonians 2:13  God, from the beginning, chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.

2 Timothy 3:15  The Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 7:25  He is also able to save forever those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.

James 1:21  Receive the implanted Word, which is able to save your souls.

James 2:14  What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works?  Can that faith save him?

1 Peter 1:9  Receiving the end of your faith – the salvation of your souls.

1 Peter 3:21  Which now saves us – baptism.

CalledNot works to earn favor
PurposeWashing of regeneration
No wrathCalling on the name of the Lord
Jesus’ lifeLove of the truth
Gospel, Scriptures, WordCome to God through Jesus
RepentanceWorks as part of faith
Sanctification by the SpiritBaptism