But God, Pt. 6

May 26, 2019 • John Mark Caton

1 Timothy 1:15Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.

Romans 1:16For I am not ashamed of the Gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes…

Titus 2:11For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people.

God’s Amazing Grace  ____________________________R

1 Timothy 1:14The grace of our Lord was poured out on me abundantly, along with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. 15 Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.

Three Results Of Our Salvation:

-God’s Grace Brought Us  ____________________________

Colossians 2:13…He forgave us all our sins, 14 having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; He has taken it away, nailing it to the cross.

-God’s Grace Produces A Heartfelt  ____________________________

James 4:6But He gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.”

-God’s Grace Causes Us To  ____________________________

Luke 7:47Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little.”

We Don’t Waste God’s Grace…

1 – When We Live Truly  ____________________________

1 Timothy 1:12I thank Christ Jesus our Lord…

1 Corinthians 15:10But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them—yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.

2 – When We Use What We Have To  ____________________________

1 Timothy 1:12I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, Who has given me strength, that He considered me trustworthy, appointing me to His service. 13 Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy because I acted in ignorance and unbelief.

1 Peter 4:10Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.

3 – When We Are Passionate About  ____________________________

1 Timothy 1:16But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display His immense patience as an example for those who would believe in Him and receive eternal life.

1 Peter 2:9But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him Who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

4 – When We Worship  ____________________________

1 Timothy 1:17Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Hebrews 4:16Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.