1 Corinthians 3:8-9
Each will receive
wages in proportion to his labor
. For we are
God's co-workers; you are God's field, God's building.
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his
grace to me has
not been ineffective. Indeed, I have toiled harder than all of them;
not I, however, but the grace of God (that is) with me.
2 Corinthians 5:17
So whoever is in Christ is a new creation: the old things have
passed away; behold, new things have come.
How does this square with a mere declaratory, forensic, extrinsic
justification? This passage describes the actual transformation in the