Grace is the Gospel
     Grace before Time
Eternal Triune God
Author of Creation
Creation is Good
Created in
God’s Image
 Male and Female
Created with Purpose


•   Glorify God

•   Enjoy Him Forever
The Fall
We Betrayed God
A Declaration
     of
Independence
Adam signed for all of mankind
Shame and Guilt
Death
All of Creation Cursed
God’s Plan All Along
All of Mankind
Sinners from Birth
We are Depraved
Slaves to Sin
Unable to Submit
Subject to Justice
and Wrath of God
Dead in our Sins
Back to God’s Plan...
Rejoice!
By grace you have
   been saved
     Ephesians 2:5, 8
Grace is...


• Power to raise the dead
• Power directed by love
• Love to the ill-deserving
Salvation is of the Lord
         – Jonah 2:9
Election


• First step of God’s love
• God’s purpose to save us
Ephesians 1:3-6
He chose us in Him
When?
Before Creation
Why?
So we could be holy
   and blameless
He predestined us to
adoption through Christ
For What Purpose?
God’s will, to the praise
 of glory of His grace
Saved for Good Works
      Ephesians 2:9-10
When we were Dead


• Ephesians 1:11
• Ephesians 2:4-9
He chose individuals


• 1 Corinthians 1:26-30
• James 2:5
Cause or Effect?
•   Romans 11:1-8   •   John 10:24-27

•   Acts 13:48      •   John 10:16

•   John 17:6-9     •   John 1...
The will to come


• John 6:44, 65
• Acts 16:14
Faith the Effect
    Romans 8:28-33
Individual and
Unconditional
   Romans 9:1-23
Election is nothing but
the preparation of grace
Why not choose...
Why did He choose any
     one of us?
Soli Deo Gloria
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Part 3 in a study of God's grace. See http://ecrosstexas.com/blog/2008/10/18/grace-is-gospel-grace-before-time

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Grace Is the Gospel - Grace Before Time

  1. 1. Grace is the Gospel Grace before Time
  2. 2. Eternal Triune God
  3. 3. Author of Creation
  4. 4. Creation is Good
  5. 5. Created in God’s Image Male and Female
  6. 6. Created with Purpose • Glorify God • Enjoy Him Forever
  7. 7. The Fall
  8. 8. We Betrayed God
  9. 9. A Declaration of Independence Adam signed for all of mankind
  10. 10. Shame and Guilt
  11. 11. Death
  12. 12. All of Creation Cursed
  13. 13. God’s Plan All Along
  14. 14. All of Mankind
  15. 15. Sinners from Birth
  16. 16. We are Depraved
  17. 17. Slaves to Sin
  18. 18. Unable to Submit
  19. 19. Subject to Justice
  20. 20. and Wrath of God
  21. 21. Dead in our Sins
  22. 22. Back to God’s Plan...
  23. 23. Rejoice! By grace you have been saved Ephesians 2:5, 8
  24. 24. Grace is... • Power to raise the dead • Power directed by love • Love to the ill-deserving
  25. 25. Salvation is of the Lord – Jonah 2:9
  26. 26. Election • First step of God’s love • God’s purpose to save us
  27. 27. Ephesians 1:3-6
  28. 28. He chose us in Him
  29. 29. When?
  30. 30. Before Creation
  31. 31. Why?
  32. 32. So we could be holy and blameless
  33. 33. He predestined us to adoption through Christ
  34. 34. For What Purpose?
  35. 35. God’s will, to the praise of glory of His grace
  36. 36. Saved for Good Works Ephesians 2:9-10
  37. 37. When we were Dead • Ephesians 1:11 • Ephesians 2:4-9
  38. 38. He chose individuals • 1 Corinthians 1:26-30 • James 2:5
  39. 39. Cause or Effect? • Romans 11:1-8 • John 10:24-27 • Acts 13:48 • John 10:16 • John 17:6-9 • John 11:50-52 • John 6:37-39 • Acts 18:9-10
  40. 40. The will to come • John 6:44, 65 • Acts 16:14
  41. 41. Faith the Effect Romans 8:28-33
  42. 42. Individual and Unconditional Romans 9:1-23
  43. 43. Election is nothing but the preparation of grace
  44. 44. Why not choose...
  45. 45. Why did He choose any one of us?
  46. 46. Soli Deo Gloria

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