.....When Dionysus turned water into wine, we understand that as a myth.<quoted text>
Jas 1:25 ===> But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed. <===
JESUS DEFINED THE WORKS OF GOD...
Joh 6:28 Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?
Joh 6:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
THIS IS WHAT PAUL AND SILAS TAUGHT THE JAILOR AT Philippi...
Act 16:30 And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
Act 16:31 And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house.
Act 16:32 And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house.
Act 16:33 And he took them the same hour of the night, and washed their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.
Act 16:34 And when he had brought them into his house, he set meat before them, and rejoiced, believing in God with all his house.
The Roman Catholic Religious system put a mountain of Calisthenics to be adhered to...such as the "The scribes and the Pharisees" did...
Mat 23:1 Then spake Jesus to the multitude, and to his disciples,
Mat 23:2 Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat:
Mat 23:3 All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not.
Mat 23:4 ===> they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.
Eph_2:5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ,(by grace ye are saved;)
Eph_2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Eph 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Eph 2:9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.
WORKS ARE EVIDENCE OF SALVATION...BUT THEY DO NOT SAVE.
ONE BREATHES AFTER HE IS BORN...BREATH DOES NOT BIRTH HIM...
....When Jesus supposedly turned water into wine, christians believe that was the truth.
Dionysus was the son of the Greek God Zeus who lived long before Jesus was even thought of.