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God’s Gift of Grace Through Faith Alone
Ephesians 2:8-9… For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not of works, lest anyone should boast. (NKJV)
There is only one way for sinful man to come to God. That way is thru the Lord Jesus Christ. We do that by the grace of God, and faith in the finished work of Christ on the cross, and His glorious resurrection from the dead. People who believe that their good works will reconcile them with God are mistaken.
There are basically two reasons we cannot be saved by our works. The first reason is God has clearly told us that He will not accept them from us as that payment for our sin debt. And the second reason is this: even if God did accept them, sinful man is just not capable of providing them as payment.
This morning I give God thanks and praise for HIS grace. I don’t deserve it. But God has freely provided it. And just like any other gift man receives, God’s grace must be accepted as that gift that provides our salvation, and not refused. Some people will never accept it. But praise God, many will!
P.S. (from bruce) When there is no other place to turn…turn to God !! If you’re not a “born again” Christian, is the Holy Spirit urging you to open this link ?? Here is the truth about how God’s grace is received to become a Christian in God’s eyes; through understanding and obeying the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ… https://godsmanforever.com
To my brothers and sisters in Christ, please feel free to share this message of the cross with those in need…
You say you are a “born again” believer… BUT is your soul “ON FIRE” for the Lord ?? If not, open this link – https://godsmanforever.com/2020/08/01/are-you-a-christian-in-gods-eyes-and-on-fire-for-the-lord-or-not/
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