Amazing grace

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God's saving grace is really an amazing thing. The song of this title expresses that grace.

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Amazing grace

  1. 1. Titus 2:11-14  11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.
  2. 2. Introduction   We are saved by grace – Ephesians 2:8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, We are to grow in grace – 2 Peter 3:18 but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.
  3. 3. Introduction   We must proclaim the gospel of grace – Acts 20:24 But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God. We must stand in God's grace – Romans 5:1-2 1 Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
  4. 4. God's Grace - -  The ORIGIN   2:11a “for the grace of God” God is the source of all grace
  5. 5. God's Grace - -  The ORIGIN  The INTENT   2:11b “that brings salvation” Salvation is the purpose of God's grace
  6. 6. God's Grace - -  The ORIGIN  The INTENT  The EXTENT     2:11c “has appeared to all men” The gospel of God's grace is for all men. The recipients of God's grace are “all men.” Every creature – Mark 16:15; all nations – Matthew 28:18
  7. 7. God's Grace - -  The ORIGIN  The INTENT  The EXTENT  The DEMANDS  2:12 “teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age”  Teaching us  Deny ungodliness  Reject worldly lusts
  8. 8. God's Grace - -  The ORIGIN  The INTENT  The EXTENT  On the positive side  We must live - -   Soberly  Righteously  Godly The DEMANDS
  9. 9. God's Grace - -  The ORIGIN  The INTENT  The EXTENT  The DEMANDS  The HOPE   2:13 looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ We must look for (anticipate, long for, be eager to see) Jesus at His coming
  10. 10. God's Grace - -  The ORIGIN  The INTENT  The EXTENT  The DEMANDS  The HOPE  The PRICE  2:14a who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed  Grace cost God His Son  Grace cost Jesus His life
  11. 11. God's Grace - -  The ORIGIN  The INTENT  The EXTENT  The DEMANDS  We must be pure  The HOPE  We must be special  The PRICE  We must be zealous  The RESPONSE  We must do good works  2:14b and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.
  12. 12. God's Amazing Grace Amazing grace, how sweet the sound  That saved a wretch like me  I once was lost but now am found  Was blind but now I see. 

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