Thursday, September 15, 2016

Grace—Progress, 2of4

~ Three Stages of Grace in One Passage ~

The Salvation Grace Brings Us  ~  “For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men…” (Titus 2:11).

The Lessons Grace Teaches Us  ~  “…teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age…” (Titus 2:12).  

The Hope Grace Gives Us  ~  “…looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works” (Titus 2:13-14).    

Summary  ~  Salvation comes first by grace through faith (Ephesians 2:8).  Second is instruction teaching us how to live God-like lives.  Finally, we wait the consummation of the full measure of grace in glory with God forever. 

~ Robert Lloyd Russell, ABUNDANT LIFE NOW

(1)     The current TOP 10 ALN posts are listed at the very bottom of this home page.
(2)     There is an INDEX of all ALN posts accessed by scrolling down the left column.
(3)     You may LINK to any ALN posts on your own blog or website. 
(4)     You may COPY any ALN post, but please credit ALN as the source by prominently displaying the following statement:  Reprinted from “Abundant Life Now,” a free blog which offers inspiring moments, thought-provoking comments, and solid Biblical insight at .

No comments:

Post a Comment