Pastor Peter Mason - June 24, 2018

Discipleship Begins with Grace


Discipleship Begins with Grace   Ephesians 2:1-10

I. Need for grace

• Condition is “death”
• Cause is “transgressions and sins”

II. Gift of Grace

“But” . . . Three Contrasts . . .

Contrast ONE (Verses 3-4)

God’s wrath toward sin    Rich in mercy and great love

Contrast TWO (Verses 5-7)

Dead in our trespasses    Made us alive together with Christ

The Result in Disciples: “So that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches
of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.”

Contrast THREE (Verses 8-9)

BY       NOT
Gift of God    Not a result of works

“God’s grace is getting what we do not deserve. God’s mercy is not getting what we do deserve.”

III. Result of Grace

Discipleship begins with grace and results in “good works.”

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