1. That which is done, acted or effected; an act; a fact; a word of extensive application, including whatever is done, good or bad, great or small.
And Joseph said to them, what deed is this which ye have done? Gen. x1iv.
We receive the due reward of our deeds. Luke 23:41.
2. Exploit; achievement; illustrious act.
Whose deeds some nobler poem shall adorn.
3. Power of action; agency.
With will and deed created free.
9 And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.
..we ought to learn the virtues through practicing them, not merely through talking about them, so that by acquiring the habit of them we do not forget what is of benefit to us. 'The kingdom of God', St. Paul says, 'resides not in words but in power' (I Cor. 4:20). For he who tries to discover things through actual practice will come to understand what gain or loss lies in any activity that he pursues..." St. Peter of Damaskos (Book 1:A Treasury of Divine Knowledge, The Philokalia Vol. 3 pg. 183)
OUR FUTURE IS CREATED BY WHAT WE DO TODAY NOT WHAT WE DO TOMORROW