"Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure. ""
"To make God's grace our own, we must act our part. The Lord does not propose to perform for us either the willing or the doing. His grace is given to work in us to will and to do, but never as a substitute for our effort. Our souls are to be aroused to cooperate. "The Holy Spirit works in us, that we may work out our own salvation.""
The following is an outline of how we can cooperate with God.
As you may have noticed, all of God's part has to do with working in our hearts while our part is to cooperate and work out what He works in. I had not understood this and so I had been trying on my own to keep my heart right. What is the first work that Jesus does to help us?
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