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2021/03/19

Grace upon grace.

Read Ephesians 4:1-7 (https://bit.ly/3qVR0fM)

Paul’s opening line in this passage “as a prisoner of the Lord” tells us that Paul was a prisoner when he wrote this! He was in permanent lockdown, facing isolation and restrictions beyond what we’re experiencing. Yet he urges us to live a life worthy of the calling we have received from God, by living His way.

Paul outlines some of what this looks like. Then he gives the encouragement that ‘to each of us grace has been given’. This is our source of strength!

Which of these qualities of living do you find hard?
Ask God for His grace to help you!

#faithworks
#Rachel

2021/02/18

Amazing Grace

One of the songs sang at Joe Biden’s inauguration was Amazing Grace. Most of us are familiar with this song but its main point is a good reminder of our journey as Christ followers and makes a beautiful soundtrack to our lives.

Jesus came to seek and save the lost.
Luke 19:10 (https://bit.ly/1QiQ8KK)

As we come to know Christ we become found. With a clear conscience we can sing this song, with thankfulness loud and clear. Today, give thanks that God has found you and pray for people you know who are still lost.

#yoursoundtrack
#MattG

It’s all Grace

Check out Ephesians 2:4-10 (http://bit.ly/2RFw8fc)
What does Paul repeat?

‘By grace you have been saved’ – this is God’s gift to us! He has made us alive in Jesus Christ, through faith. God has also made us his ‘workmanship’- we are part of His team! He has prepared ‘good works for us to do’ and because of His grace we are able to do what He calls us to do.

Has God called you to do something specific for Him?
How can you make the most of God’s grace to do what He has called you to do?
Talk to God about your ideas and thoughts and then Go for it!

#faithworks
#Rachel

Grace is everything

I love the concept and meaning of the word GRACE = God’s Riches at Christ’s Expense.

Study Ephesians 1:3-10 (http://bit.ly/2HINcLq)

Paul’s words here are loaded with description and explanation of our salvation, gained through Jesus. “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s glorious grace, which He freely lavished on us.”

God has ‘blessed us with every spiritual blessing in Christ’. His purpose is for us to be in a loving relationship with Himself and others. Because of Jesus, all who have faith in Him have everything they need.

#faithworks
#Rachel