Good Works Are Integral to Salvation
How many times does the New Testament mention "works"?
How many times is the word works—referring to good works—used in the New Testament? That depends on the translation one is using.
More to the point, however, the reality of good works and their importance regarding our accepting or rejecting God’s gift of eternal salvation is scripturally undoubted. For more on this subject, see this article and also this article from our magazine.