Oh, sorry if I misunderstood you.....<quoted text>
Hank Hank Hank, no no no, we're talking about getting saved here, no works, no works, no works, gift gift gift.,read it slowly;
. 8For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: >>>9Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Getting saved.....well, getting saved (baptized) is a work BUT not by man (ourselves).....it is the working of God.....
12 ***having been buried with him in baptism,*** in which you were also raised with him through your faith in the <<<working of God,>>> who raised him from the dead.
1 Corinthians 12:6
6 There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the <<<same God at work.>>>