We reflect on another argument given by Jonathan Edwards to show the importance of good works: it is on the basis of our works that the final judgment will be conducted and our eternal destinies determined. Since this is the case, clearly our works are essential evidence of the condition of our souls before God. We consider two things:
We are challenged to examine ourselves by the works we perform - especially in times of testing - to see if we are truly God’s children. When we are tempted, do we choose God or the world?