WHAT GRACE WILL NOT DO!
A. The Bible teaches that we are saved by God’s grace. Ephesians 2:8-10 (864)
1. A simple definition of grace is unmerited favor.
B. The Bible teaches that God’s grace provides eternal life. Romans 5;20-21 (853);
C. There are some things that grace won’t do.
I. Grace won’t set aside the necessity of accepting the gospel of Christ.
A. 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 (850)
1. Facts of the gospel (vv4-5):
2. Saved by the gospel (vv1-2).
B. Romans 6:17-18 (833)
1. Made free from sin. Doctrine: gospel of Christ. Form: baptism (Romans 6:3-6
C. What will happen with those who don’t accept the gospel of Christ? 1 Thessalonians
II. Grace won’t saved people living in rebellion. Hebrews 10:26-31 (888)
A. To whom does writer have reference? See v25
B. Here is a dangerous doctrine: Those who have been baptized into the church and later
rebel against the church have a good relationship with God. 2 Peter 2:20-22 (899)
III. Grace won’t cancel the punishment of hell unless we comply with God’s terms of
pardon. Revelation 20:11-15 (916)
A. God’s grace is a wonderful thing.
B. We must place ourselves in God’s grace because we can’t save ourselves.
C. We need a savior.