Grace - The God of a Second Chance
Only God can take murderers, thieves, prostitutes, liars, backsliders, and what about the adultery in John 8:1-10 the woman caught in the very act. And give them a second chance .Philippians 4:13-14 Forgetting
Isaiah 43:25 "I, even I, am He who blots out all your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more. (Willful, repeated sin)
Sin-one single act- an offense. Transgress- Rebel against, the path of godly living. Iniquity-sin repeated after you receive the word becomes iniquty. Generational, high blood pressure, alcoholism, sexual perversions, jealousy, anger, fear, racism, etc. are passed down from generation to generation.
Colossian 2:13-15 Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and nailing it to his cross;
Hebrews 8:7-13 I wll, I will, I will, God gave us a better new Covenant,
Our part is to Believe and Receive the new covenant
II Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. Salvation is a second chance to be born–a-gain.
Deuteronomy 28:1-2 Do all the law, not just one or two you would get blessed, obey all the laws. Deut. 28:15 If you do not obey all the laws.
Exodus 20:3, 13-21 Make an altar of earth unto thee, I will bless thee after he gives them the law, because I already know you want be able to keep all the laws. The sacrifice would allow the blessing to work.
Romans 5:8-11 (second chance to be friends of God) (God’s Word) If the death of his Son restored our friendship with God while we were still his enemies, we are even more certain that, because of this restored relationship, the life of his Son will save us.
Matthew 18:21-28 Peter said, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Jesus said to him, " seventy times seven. Just like I blotted out all your sins. And remember no more.
How sweet the sound, that saved a Wretch like me, I once was Lost, but now I’m Found, was Blind but now I See.
Amazing Grace is "the Power of God – the Anointing of God to do for us, what we cannot do for ourselves. John 15:5, we cannot do anything for ourselves. Jesus said, "...without me ye can do nothing."
Ephesians 2:1-8 For by Amazing Grace (God’s unmerited favor) that you are saved ([a]delivered from guilt, condemnation, and judgment; we are made partakers of Christ’s salvation) through faith. And this [salvation] came not through your own ability, but it is the Gift of God.
Mark 10:17-22 Rich Young Ruler, boasted of his good works
The Amazing Grace of God is his unmerited favor, his mercy, his compassion, his acceptance, his kindness, and his Divine Assistance. Just his Amazing Grace.
Romans 5:19-21 Because Adam disobeyed God, many became sinners. Because Jesus obeyed God, many will be made righteous.
The super-natural, Holy Ghost Power, and ability of God flowing and operating through us in order to give us the power to take authority and dominion over the Kingdom of darkness, and live a life free from sin. John 3:16-17 Amazing Grace for a lost World.
ROMANS 6:14 For sin shall not have Dominion-Rule over you: for ye are not under the law, but under Amazing Grace. Luke 9:1-3 Luke 10:17-19 Gave us power/authority to take back the Kingdom! Mark 16:17 These Signs and wonders shall follow.
Amazing Grace is the anointing that breaks the yoke of bondage. It is the power that enables and trains us to reject ungodliness and live discreet, devout, upright lives in this present world.
Colossians 2:13-15 vs.14 He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross.
Amazing Grace for a lost Son - Luke 15:11-24
Romans 5:20 God's law was given so that all people could see how sinful they were. But as people sinned more and more, God's wonderful supernatural grace became more abundant.
Go and Sin No More - Shall we Continue in Sin, God Forbid
Romans 6:1-2 So do you think we should continue sinning so that God will give us even more grace? 2 No! We died to our old sinful lives, so how can we continue living with sin?
John 5:2-14 Afterward Jesus found him in the temple, and said unto him, Behold, you are made whole: Go and Sin No More, lest a Worse Thing Come Unto You. Sin separates us from God and his Blessings, and breaks fellowship.
1. Jesus knew the secrets of his past – Go and Sin No More: his former sins were the cause of his long affliction.
2. Jesus knew his future - lest a worse thing come unto thee: if thy Iniquity be repeated, thy punishment will be increased.
II Peter 2:20-22 A dog return to his vomit and a pig return to mud.
II Peter 1:1-10 God’s Divine Power supplies everything we need to live a Holy and Godly life. And to keep us from falling.
John 8:3-11 Jesus said unto her, Neither do I Condemn thee: Go, and Sin No more. - Jesus extended Grace from the law, but warned her of future sins, Go and Sin no More.
I John 3:6-10 (God-Word) Those who live (abide) in Christ Don't go on Sinning. To “Abide” means to live, continue, or remain;
Abiding in Christ” means an intimate, close relationship, and not just a superficial relationship. There are proofs that one abides in Christ (proofs that one is truly saved and not just pretending). These proofs include obedience to God’s Word; following Jesus’ example; living free from habitual sin; and the awareness of God’s divine presence living in us.
Romans 8:1 There is No Condemnation to those who (abides) in Christ Jesus, who Do Not Walk according to the Flesh, but according to the Spirit. There is freedom from sin when we walk in the Spirit. Galatians 5:16 If you walk in the Spirit, ye shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.
Walk in the Spirit means: rely on the Holy Spirit to guide us in thoughts, words, and deeds. We can know we are walking in the Spirit if we show forth the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
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