Edwin Colon • Sermon • • 19,424 views
LIVING UNDER GRACE Grace: The Truth that Transforms - Part 16 of 36 Romans 6:14 Rick Warren In our last study we looked at the first part of this verse and what it meant to live "under the Law". Now we look at the meaning of "living under grace". I. THE MEANING OF "GRACE" DEFINITIONS: Characteristics…
Paul's Letter to the Galatians
Introduction Paul spent the first two chapters defending the gospel of grace, by using his own experience and calling. These had been challenged. Paul shows that God rather then man has called him and given him his message. In Galatians 3 Paul begins his theological discussion around the atonement. He…
Charles Fombelle • Sermon • • 18 views • 1:23:06
God’s Plans Revealed in Our Plans I am not suggesting that God plans are secondary to our plans. I am saying that God’s plans are easier to see when we look at the past. In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it…
The Epistle to the Galatians
O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you that you should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed among you as crucified? This only I want to learn from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?—Are you so foolish? Having begun…
If you have been with us you know by now that Paul was writing to a group of churches in Galatia who were turning their relationship with Jesus into a bunch of rules and regulations. Instead of trusting in what Jesus has accomplished for them on the Cross and trusting in what Jesus had done, they were turning back to the law in hopes of earning God’s favor. Its important to note that any time someone turns away from the Lord to some “so called” new religion or some new way of serving God, they are not turning ahead or progressing but just they opposite, they are going backwards and digressing.
“We live in a culture that commends effort. From childhood we have been told, “Don’t give up. Don’t be a quitter. Keep trying until you accomplish your goal.” You’ve seen the Avis ad, “We try harder!” In the natural world, trying harder is commendable and often effective. But God’s ways aren’t our ways.…
The Gospel's Impact on the Heart 9 Now there was a man named Simon, who formerly was practicing magic in the city and astonishing the people of Samaria, claiming to be someone great; 10 and they all, from smallest to greatest, were giving attention to him, saying, “This man is what is called the Great…
9 What then? are we better than they ? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin; 10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: 11 There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. 12 They are all gone out of the way,…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 5 views
A rigid adherence to the letter of the law often masks hypocrisy and neglect of its spirit, namely having God at the centre of one’s life and putting others before oneself, or recognising that the law points to Jesus Christ.