Sermon: The Appearance of Grace


Don Adkins
Minister, River Road Church of Christ, Washington, NC
Share The Son – 2011 Gospel Meeting

October 7, 2011

 

The Appearance of Grace – Don Adkins

 

I.             Introduction:  Titus 2:11-14, Genesis 6:8

A.    God’s grace is free

B.    God’s grace is available to all men – Mark 16:15,

C.    God’s grace means we get more that what we deserve – Romans 6:23

 

II.           There are three great benefits of grace:

 

A.    Salvation – Titus 2:11

1.    God doesn’t owe us grace – Ephesians 2:8-9

2.    God gives grace freely – John 1:14-17, Galatians 3:26-28, 1 John 1:12, Romans 5:8, 15

3.    John 3:16-17

 

B.     Grace teaches us – Titus 2:12-13

1.    Just say ‘no’ – Matthew 4:4, 7, 10

2.    Just say ‘no’ to worldliness – Matthew 23:23, 1 John 2:15-17

3.    We should keep looking forward to Christ’s second coming – 1 John 1:7

 

C.    God’s grace brings transformation – Titus 2:14

1.    Be transformed – Romans 3:23, Romans 12:1-2

2.    Titus 3:4-7, Acts 20:28,

3.    Transformed to do good works – Ephesians 2:10, Matthew 6:19-21, Revelation 14:13

 

III.          Conclusion

 

IV.          Invitation to:

A.    Believe that Jesus is the son of God

B.    Repent of your sins

C.    Be baptized for the remission of sins

D.   Live a faithful life