Freedom in grace

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The Letter To The Galatian Churches

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FREEDOM Galatians 5:1         It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery .

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FREEDOM IN GRACE Webster's New World College Dictionary: "The unmerited love and favour of God toward human beings; divine influence acting in a person to make the person pure, morally strong; the condition of a person brought to God's favour through this influence; a special virtue, gift, or help given to a person by God."

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PRE CONVERSION or SAVING GRACE Ephesians 2:8-9: For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God – not by works, so that no one can boast.

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POST CONVERSION or SANCTIFYING GRACE 2 Peter 3:18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ

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THE GOSPEL OF GRACE

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THE GOSPEL OF GRACE Galatians 1:1-12 1 Paul, an apostle – sent not from men nor by a man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead – 2 and all the brothers and sisters with me, To the churches in Galatia: 3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, 5 to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen… (Cont’d)

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THE GOSPEL OF GRACE Galatians 1:1-12 6 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you to live in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel – 7 which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion and are trying to pervert the gospel of Christ. 8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let them be under God’s curse! 9 As we have already said, so now I say again: if anybody is preaching to you a gospel other than what you accepted, let them be under God’s curse!...

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THE GOSPEL OF GRACE Galatians 1:1-12 10 Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ. 11 I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin. 12 I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ.

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POST CONVERSION or SANCTIFYING GRACE Galatians 3:3 (NIVUK) Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by means of the flesh?

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HUMILITY TO RECEIVE GRACE 1 Peter 5:5 In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility towards one another, because, ‘God opposes the proud but shows favour to the humble.’

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RESPONSIBILITY TO GRACE 2 Cor 6:1 As God’s fellow workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain.

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Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR CHRISTIAN IDENTITY: 1 Corinthians 15:10       By the grace of God I am what I am. Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR STANDING BEFORE GOD: Romans 5:2     this grace in which we stand. Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR BEHAVIOUR: 2 Corinthians 1:12     “We behaved in the world … by the grace of God.” Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR LIVING:     those who receive “the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ,” (Romans 5:17 ) Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR HOLINESS: 1 Peter 2:9     God “called us to a holy calling … because of his own purpose and grace.” Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR STRENGTH FOR LIVING: “Be strengthened by the grace that is in Jesus Christ” (2 Timothy 2:1) for “it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace.” (Hebrews 13:9) Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR WAY OF SPEAKING: Colossians 4:6     “Let your conversation be full of grace Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR SERVING: 1 Peter 4:10     “serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.” Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR SUFFICIENCY:   “My grace is sufficient for you.” (2 Corinthians 12:9) God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.” Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR RESPONSE TO DIFFICULTY & SUFFERING:     We get “grace to help in time of need,” (Hebrews 4:16) and when “you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace...will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.” Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR PARTICIPATION IN GOD’S MISSION:     As recipients of grace we are privileged to serve as agents of grace. Believers receive grace (Acts 11:23) , are encouraged to continue in grace (Acts 13:43) , and are called to testify to the grace of God (Acts 20:24). Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR PARTICIPATION IN GOD’S MISSION:     Jesus says, “As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you” (John 20:21). God’s mission is to the entire world. Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR FUTURE:     God, and his grace, is everlasting. “Set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” (1 Peter 1:13) Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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OUR HOPE BEYOND DEATH:     “grace [reigns] through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 5:21) Justin Holcomb (an Episcopal priest) Grace is the basis for:

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