Sermons on Grace

Sermons on Grace


Matthew 11:7-19

Matthew 11:7-19, April 05, 2020 John the Baptist 11:1 The disciples were sent out following the instructions given by Jesus while He taught and preached in Galilee.  11:2 John the Baptist in Prison. Turn back to 4:12 when John was imprisoned. He was in prison because he had spoken directly against King Herod who had taken his brother Phillip’s wife Herodias as his own. He dared to tell Herod (and Herodias) he was living in sin, committing adultery. For this…

Colossians 4:7-18

Colossians 4:7-18, July 28, 2019 Blessings of Fellow Believers 4:7-8 Tychicus. Name means fortuitous or fortunate. He was a fellow bond-servant to Jesus. His purpose was to inform the church about what resulted in Paul’s imprisonment and to encourage fellow believers.  4:9 Onesimus. He was a brother in Christ, a faithful brother, a brother loved by Paul and believers in Rome – and Paul wants not only Philemon to love Onesimus, but the church at Colossae as well – especially…

Colossians 3:18 – 4:1-6

Colossians 3:18-4:6, July 21, 2019 Our Responsibilities As Believers REVIEW 3:15-17 What directs our new life? The peace of Christ stems from its source so it is divine in nature and it is given control over our hearts – it rules and unifies making us members of one body. The message of Christ dwells within us, is at home within us. Let it dwell in us richly as without it we are spiritually poor. There is a reason we find…
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life.

Romans 6:15-23

Who do you belong to? Who do you follow? REVIEW: Paul’s confession in 1 Timothy 1:13-15 Although born into Adam’s family, into sin, we are reborn into Jesus’ family and Jesus says in John 10:27-28 Question asked in 6:1 and answered in 6:2 By no means! (All other versions: God forbid! Certainly not! Absolutely not! Heaven forbid! May it never be! By no means! That’s unthinkable! What a ghastly thought! What a terrible thought!) 6:11-12 …count yourselves dead to sin…
Now the law came in to increase the trespass, but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more, so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 5:12-21

Righteousness: the state of him who is as he ought to be, acceptable to God Justification: the act of God declaring men free from guilt and acceptable to him 4:25 Jesus was raised to life for our justification Benefits of being justified by God because of our faith in Jesus: Eight that are immediate that we experience right away: 5:1 peace with God 5:2 access to God; standing before God; we can rejoice in the hope of the glory of…