Sermons on Grace
Matthew 5:7-8 Acts 2:42-47 Matthew 18:21-35 It’s exhausting to see people in a cycle of sin. In order to show mercy, you have to wield some power. A life apart from God’s mercy is costly. Mercy forgives, it doesn’t prolong the inevitable. Matthew 9:9-13 The difference between mercy and sacrifice is the heart. Psalm 51
Sermon notes can be found on kccwired.com. Feel free to make comments too. Why does the church look and sound more like the world? WHEN DO PEOPLE RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT? IF IT’S WHEN YOU’RE BAPTIZED, WHAT ABOUT THE PEOPLE IN ACTS THAT HAD BEEN BAPTIZED IN THE NAME OF JESUS, BUT DIDN’T RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT UNTIL THE APOSTLES LAID HANDS ON THEM? Why is the church so judgmental?
Luke 15:3-7 The lost sheep is a lesson in our value to God. Luke 15:8-10 The lost coin is a lesson in the importance of God’s reputation. Luke 15:11-32 The lost son is a lesson in God’s love and man’s heart. All three stories are filled with hope and reflect God’s desire to be with us for eternity. And that’s why “sinners” are drawn to Jesus!
Ephesians 2:1-10 We all are/were dead followers (2:1-3) We all can be resurrected by a grave robbing God (2:4-5) We haven’t seen nothing yet (2:6-7) We were given a gift, now we open it and use it for His glory (2:8-10) We aren’t saved by being good, we are saved by his goodness to do his good.
The secret to being content? Finding provision in Christ. The secret to God supplying all of our needs? Offering acceptable sacrifices. The secret to grace? Offering our lives to the only one who can offer grace. The content of your heart makes you content