Tikkun America RESTORE Magazine Issue 14 Tishrei | October 2022 - Page 22

and we must act justly , love mercy , and walk humbly with our God . ( Micah 6:8 ) We are likewise called to speak the truth in love ( Eph . 4:15 ) and we should always testify to the good news of God ’ s grace to others . ( Acts 20:24 ).
Not only must we live out the Gospel in words , but also in actions for faith without works is dead and we must show our faith through our deeds . ( James 2:14-18 ) Yeshua said , “ Let your light shine before others , that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven .” ( Matt . 5:16 )
And finally , a very sobering set of verses is seen in Matthew 25 :
“ When the Son of Man comes in His glory , and all the angels with Him , He will sit on His glorious throne . All the nations will be gathered before Him , and He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats . He will put the sheep on His right and the goats on His left . Then the King will say to those on His right , ‘ Come , you who are blessed by my Father ; take your inheritance , the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world . For I was hungry , and you gave me something to eat , I was thirsty , and you gave me something to drink , I was a stranger and you invited me in , I needed clothes and you clothed me , I was sick , and you looked after me , I was in prison , and you came to visit me .’ Then the righteous will answer Him , ‘ Lord , when did we see you hungry and feed you , or thirsty and give you something to drink ?
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When did we see you a stranger and invite you in , or needing clothes and clothe you ? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you ?’ The King will reply , ‘ Truly I tell you , whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine , you did for me .’” ( Matt . 25:31-40 )
Are we doing these things ?
As it says in Isaiah : “ How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news , who proclaim peace , who bring good tidings , who proclaim salvation ” ( Isa . 52:7 ), and as in Psalm 96:2 we read , “ Let us proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day .”
Are we in need of a Gospel Check ?