Question 63. How can you say that our good works don’t merit anything when God promised to reward them in this life and the next?
Answer: This reward is not merited, but is a gift of grace. (a)
Question 64. But doesn’t this doctrine make people careless and wicked?
Answer: No. It is impossible for those who are grafted into Christ by true faith not to produce fruits of gratitude. (b)
(Scriptural proofs after the fold.)