10 For we are (A)His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.

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10 For we are His workmanship, (A)created in (B)Christ Jesus for (C)good works, which God (D)prepared beforehand so that we would (E)walk in them.

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10 For we are His workmanship [His own master work, a work of art], created in Christ Jesus [reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, ready to be used] for good works, which God prepared [for us] beforehand [taking paths which He set], so that we would walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us].(A)

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10 For we are God’s handiwork,(A) created(B) in Christ Jesus to do good works,(C) which God prepared in advance for us to do.

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10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

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14 (A)who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed (B)and purify for Himself (C)His own special people, zealous for good works.

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14 who (A)gave Himself for us (B)to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to (C)purify for Himself a (D)people for His own possession, (E)eager for good deeds.

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14 who [willingly] gave Himself [to be crucified] on our behalf to redeem us and purchase our freedom from all wickedness, and to purify for Himself a chosen and very special people to be His own possession, who are enthusiastic for doing what is good.(A)

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14 who gave himself for us(A) to redeem us from all wickedness(B) and to purify(C) for himself a people that are his very own,(D) eager to do what is good.(E)

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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.

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21 But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been (A)done in God.”

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21 But the one who (A)practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds will be revealed [a]as having been performed in God.”

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  1. John 3:21 Lit that they have been

21 But whoever practices truth [and does what is right—morally, ethically, spiritually] comes to the Light, so that his works may be plainly shown to be what they are—accomplished in God [divinely prompted, done with God’s help, in dependence on Him].”

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21 But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God.

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21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

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13 for (A)it is God who works in you both to will and to do (B)for His good pleasure.

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13 for it is (A)God who is at work in you, both to [a]desire and to work (B)for His good pleasure.

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  1. Philippians 2:13 Or be willing

13 For it is [not your strength, but it is] [a]God who is effectively at work in you, both to will and to work [that is, strengthening, energizing, and creating in you the longing and the ability to fulfill your purpose] for His good pleasure.

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  1. Philippians 2:13 God supports the believer, but it is the believer’s responsibility to do what he has been called by God to do.

13 for it is God who works in you(A) to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.(B)

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13 For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

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And though I have the gift of (A)prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, (B)so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. And (C)though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body [a]to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 13:3 NU so I may boast