“God’s Amazing Grace – Undeserved Favor”
May 29, 2021
“For by grace you have been saved by faith; and not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.” (Eph. 2:8-9)
“The law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” (John 1:17)
- Living each day with a sense of .
“The most important prayer in the world is just two words long: ‘Thank you.’” ~ Meister Eckhart
“You were dead because of your sins and because of your sinful nature… Then God made you alive with Christ. He forgave all our sins. He cancelled the record that contained the charges against us. He took it and destroyed it by nailing it to Christ’s cross.” (Col. 2:13-14, NLT)
- A life of .
“And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and stature
and in favor with God and men.” (Luke 2:52)
“O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is Your name in all the earth!” (Ps. 8:1)
“Don’t climb a mountain with an intention that the world should see you, climb the mountain with an intention to see the world.”
“The righteous is a guide to his neighbor…”
3. An in making wrong things right.
“Don’t let sleep come to your eyelids, nor slumber to your soul. Get up like a gazelle, and go make things right.” (Prov. 6:4-5, paraphrased)
“Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry…” (Eph. 4:26)
“While Jesus was in Bethany in the home of a man known as Simon the Leper…” (Matt. 26:6)
“…those who become Christians become new persons. They are not the same anymore, for the old life is gone. A new life has begun!”
(2 Cor. 5:17, NLT)
Three very different presentations:
1. “You don’t want apricots, do you?”
2. “You want apricots, don’t you?”
3. “Do you want one serving of apricots or two?