SEVERAL FINAL THOUGHTS ABOUT GOD’S AMAZING GRACE (Part Eight)
                                                      Ephesians 2:8-10 (864)


Introduction

     A.  Several final thoughts.

  I.  It is important for us to understand that we can’t live any way under God’s grace.  Three
     reasons:

     A.  The most important reason is that God forbids this practice.  Romans 5:20-6:6 (833);
           Romans 3:20


     B.  Because God has purchased us and we are not our own.  1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (844)


     C.  Because it is a matter of the heart.  Jeremiah 31:31-34 (582); Deuteronomy 5:17-19 (151)

           A.  The old covenant regulated overt behavior.  Deut.  5:17-18

           B.  The new covenant regulates the heart.  Jeremiah 31:31-34 (582) 

                 1.  Jesus taught:  Matthew 5:27-28 (706)

                 2.  Paul taught:  Romans 10:8-10 (836); Romans 6:15-18; 6:3-6

           C.  Do you have a heart for God?  Matthew 6:21

                 1.  When we determine where our treasure is we will find our heart

                 2.  Cross Of Love

   Closing

          A.  Prayer of gratitude to our Heavenly Father for His amazing grace.

          B.  Invitation