What do you think ‘faith’ is? In this sermon, we continue our Back to Basics series by considering what it means to trust in God for life now and forever. Outline Without grace we are… (vv 1-3) Saved by grace (v 8) Saved through faith (v 8) Not by works, no boasting (v 9) Are you trusting God?
We have a problem—a broken relationship with God. But because of what God’s done in Jesus, there’s a way you can be reconciled and be certain about the future Outline While we were… Christ died… to justify, reconcile, and save. God alone saves sinners. (There was a problem with the recording during the service. The final ⅓ was re-recorded later.)
What’s the time? (v1) False forbidding (vv1-3a) True thankfulness (vv3b-5) Saying ‘yes’ with thankfulness
Pray for all people (vv1-2) because there is one God and one Mediator (vv3-7) Pray ourselves onto mission Slides
A trustworthy saying (vv12-16) about a glorious God (v17) Do you know God’s grace?
Why do we need to be saved? (v13) How can we be saved? (vv13-14) How do we hold firm? (vv15-17)
God answers (vv18-19a) and promises to restore …the land (vv19b-27) …and be with his people (vv28-32) The day has begun! (Acts 2:14-24, 34, 38)