Amazing Grace – #2 Enlarging the Measure

March 8, 2020   /   Exceleration Church


Series Text

Ephesians 4:7-8 NKJV 7  But to each one of us grace was given according to the of Christ’s gift. 8  Therefore He says: “When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive, And gave gifts to men.”

Review of Last Week and Basis for Today’s Lesson:

The good and favorable things that God wants to provide to us flow through the of His Grace.

That conduit is connected through with Jesus Christ.

Jesus determines the (amount) of grace that we each receive.

Question for the Day:

Can we the measure of the gift of grace that we receive?

2 Peter 1:2 NKJV 2  Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord,

2 Peter 1:2 NLT 2  May God give you more and more grace and peace as you grow in your knowledge of God and Jesus our Lord.

Peter is speaking of which changes your as you build a relationship.


It is possible to the measure of grace I receive from God.

Enlarge the Measure

Move Jesus to the top of your .

James 4:4-6 NLT 4 I say it again: If you want to be a friend of the world, you make yourself an enemy of God. 5  What do you think the Scriptures mean when they say that the spirit God has placed within us is filled with envy? 6  But he gives us even more grace to stand against such evil desires. As the Scriptures say, “God opposes the proud but favors the humble.”

the connection

Matthew 11:29-30 MSG 29  Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. 30  Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.”

Get the out.

John 15:14-15 NLT 14  You are my friends if you do what I command. 15  I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in his slaves. Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the Father told me.

Direct the .

Luke 6:38 NASB 38  “Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”

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