good works

good works
,good `works noun plural
activities that you do to help other people, often because of your religious beliefs

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Works of Mercy — by Pierre Montallier, 1680 The Works of Mercy or Acts of Mercy are actions and practices which Christianity in general, and the Methodist Church, Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church in particular, consider expectations to be… …   Wikipedia

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