Contributed on May 1, 2008
There is a huge difference between receiving grace and embracing it.
EMBRACING GRACE – Part One – Introduction to Grace Introduction This morning I am beginning a sermon series entitled Embracing Grace. I have given it that title because most of us in this room have a mental comprehension of what grace is. We understand we would be nothing without grace. ...read more
Contributed on May 6, 2008
Sometimes our apprehension of God’s grace is only skin deep. It only touches the temporal and not the eternal.
Embracing Grace – Part 2 – Skin Deep Grace Introduction and review Last week I introduced this sermon series and the key concepts concerning grace. For those of you who were not here, I urge you to get the audio tape or cd and get on the same page as the rest of us. Let me quickly review ...read more
Contributed on May 14, 2008
Many of us pursue riches but we do not pursue the riches of God’s grace. Why? Is it because we do not understand the value of it?
Have you ever dreamt of what it would be like to be rich? I don’t mean just well off, I mean rich? I think everyone has at one time or another in their lives…I think that is why we like to watch “Lifestyles of the rich and famous” and to gawk at the Cleveland Auto Show at cars we would never be ...read more
Contributed on May 22, 2008
We see a brand new Christian and we never tell them how to embrace the grace of God as their own on a daily basis. Why is that?? Maybe it is because we aren’t really all that certain of how to do it either!
Embracing Grace – Part 4 – The Throne of Grace I went on a retreat with our Deacons this week. We had a good time of fellowship, food and friendship. We prayed together and we studied the bible together and we talked about God’s grace. I think some of today’s sermon will reflect those ...read more