"grace" Tagged Sermons

Paul’s Reasons for Being Thankful

1 Thessalonians 1 English Standard Version (ESV) Greeting 1 Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. The Thessalonians’ Faith and Example 2 We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, 3 remembering before our God…

Gospel Peacemaking: The heart of Justice and the heart of Grace

Deuteronomy 16:18-20 English Standard Version (ESV) Justice 18 “You shall appoint judges and officers in all your towns that the Lord your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment. 19 You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality, and you shall not accept…

God’s Banquet Invitation

Luke 14:15-24 New International Version (NIV) The Parable of the Great Banquet 15 When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, “Blessed is the one who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God.” 16 Jesus replied: “A certain man was preparing a great banquet and…

Kingdom Principles at Dinner

Luke 14:1-14 New International Version (NIV) Jesus at a Pharisee’s House 14 One Sabbath, when Jesus went to eat in the house of a prominent Pharisee, he was being carefully watched. 2 There in front of him was a man suffering from abnormal swelling of his body. 3 Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in…

God’s Children and Sin

1 John 2:28-3:10  New International Version (NIV) God’s Children and Sin 28 And now, dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confidentand unashamed before him at his coming. 29 If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who does what is right has been born of him. 3 See what great love the…

The Workers in the Vineyard

Matthew 20:1-16 English Standard Version (ESV) Laborers in the Vineyard 1 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2 After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard. 3 And going out about the third hour…