Why does godly behaviors matter? Jesus replied, “But even more blessed are all who hear the word of GOD and put it into practice.” (Adopted from the Book of Luke 11:28, New Living Translation(NLT) It is not for salvation but to evidence that, our faith being genuine, to witness and experience the grace of the LORD.
If we keep on performing the sinful acts after coming into faith, it would be unconvincing that – our confession of faith being real to others, and we also fail to prove that the forgiving from the LORD has transformed us from inside out.
“Let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.” (Adopted from the Book of Matthew 5:16, New Living Translation(NLT) When people observe the godly behaviors in us, they may be curious and thus wonder the reasons motivating us to change. In this way, we may have an opportunity sharing with them the blessings from the LORD.