IT’S INTERESTING TO NOTE THAT THOSE WHO ARE TRYING TO BE PUT RIGHT WITH GOD BY OBEYING THE LAW HAVE CUT THEMSELVES OFF FROM CHRIST: THEY ARE OUTSIDE GOD’S GRACE! “Those of you who try to be put right with God by obeying the Law have cut yourselves off from Christ. You are outside God’s grace” (Gal 5:4 gnb).
 
THE GOSPEL OF GOD’S GRACE OR THE NEW COVENANT OF GRACE ALWAYS UNVEILS THE BEAUTY AND THE PERFECTION OF CHRIST’S FINISHED WORK ON THE CROSS. THE MORE HIS GRACE IS REVEALED, THE MORE IMPARTATION OF FAITH THE CONGREGATION RECEIVES!
 
THE DOCTRINE OF GOD’S GRACE WHEN BELIEVED AND OBEYED WILL SET YOU FREE FROM SIN AND WILL MAKE YOU SLAVE TO RIGHTEOUSNESS!
“But thanks be to God that, though you used to be slaves to sin, you wholeheartedly obeyed the form of doctrine to which you were entrusted. You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness” (Rom. 6:17-18).
 
THOSE WHO RECEIVE THE ABUNDANT PROVISION OF GRACE AND THE GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS REIGN IN LIFE! “For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ” (Rom. 5:17).
 
THE APOSTLE PETER STRONGLY ADVISED CHRISTIANS TO GROW IN THE GRACE AND KNOWLEDGE OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST. “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen” (2 Pet. 3:18). AND PERFECTLY HOPE FOR THE GRACE BROUGHT BY THE REVELATION OF CHRIST. “Therefore girding up the loins of your mind, being sober, perfectly hope for the grace being brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” (1Pet 1:13 mkjv)
 
THE APOSTLE PAUL WHO RECEIVED THE FULL REVELATION OF THE GOSPEL OF GOD’S GRACE SAID TO THE ELDERS IN EPHESUS; “I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me–the task of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace” (Acts 20:24).
 
KNOWING THAT HE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEE THEM AGAIN, HE GAVE THEM HIS FAREWELL ADMONITION AND SAID, “Now I know that none of you among whom I have gone about preaching the kingdom will ever see me again” (Acts 20:25). “Remember that for three years I never stopped warning each of you night and day with tears. Now I COMMIT YOU TO GOD AND TO THE WORD OF HIS GRACE, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified” (Acts 20:30-32).
 
THE WRITER OF THE BOOK OF HEBREWS ADMONISHED BELIEVERS TO GUARD AGAINST TURNING BACK FROM THE GRACE OF GOD! “Guard against turning back from the grace of God. Let no one become like a bitter plant that grows up and causes many troubles with its poison” (Heb. 12:15 gnb). HE STRESSED THAT IT IS GOOD FOR OUR HEARTS TO BE STRENGTHENED BY GRACE. “Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings. It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace” (Heb. 13:9a).
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