Amazing Grace – #3 The Power of GraceMarch 15, 2020 / Exceleration Church
Amazing Grace #2 – The Measure of the Gift
Ephesians 4:7-8 (NKJV) 7 But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ’s gift. 8 Therefore He says: “When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive, And gave gifts to men.”
Before Grace, we were on a road
Ephesians 2:1–2 NIrV — 1 You were living in your sins and lawless ways. But in fact you were dead. 2 You used to live as sinners when you followed the ways of this world.
Before Grace, we were living for the
Ephesians 2:2 NIrV 2 You served the one who rules over the spiritual forces of evil. He is the spirit who is now at work in those who don’t obey God.
Before Grace, in life was impossible.
Ephesians 2:3 NIrV 3 At one time we all lived among them. We tried to satisfy what our sinful nature wanted to do. We followed its longings and thoughts.
Before Grace, we were facing an God.
Ephesians 2:3 NIrV God was angry with us and everyone else because of the kind of people we were.
But God . . .
Our bad choices don’t have to be the of our lives.
Ephesians 2:4 NIrV 4 But God
But God wants to write you a .
Ephesians 2:4 NIrV 4 loves us deeply. He is full of mercy.
But God has a .
Ephesians 2:5 NIrV 5 So
So He offers me a .
Ephesians 2:5 NIrV 5 he gave us new life because of what Christ has done.
His plan is backed by the of His
Ephesians 2:5 NIrV 5 He gave us life even when we were dead in sin. God’s grace has saved you.
God has a in seeing you break the chains of your past!
Ephesians 2:6-7 NIrV 6 God raised us up with Christ. He has seated us with him in his heavenly kingdom because we belong to Christ Jesus. 7 He has done it to show the riches of his grace for all time to come. His grace can’t be compared with anything else. He has shown it by being kind to us because of what Christ Jesus has done.