Are works important? Violating the law is indeed sin, but sin is also knowing the right thing to do and not doing it. While not effectual for salvation, works are indeed important. Works are expected of the Christian. They are the reason we have been "created in Christ Jesus." There are consequences to doing or not doing works.
James Cowell is a former high school mathematics and science teacher who for years was involved with adult education programs in technology companies in which he managed training centers in North America and Europe. He has been a member of the Church of God community since 1964 and received a bachelor’s degree in theology in 1970. He currently serves as an elder in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania congregation.