Preacher: Jeremiah Fyffe
1. Titus 2:11 | THE GRACE OF GOD
2. Titus 2:11 | GRACE APPEARED
God’s external motive is our misery, and his internal motive is his own grace.
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Come, buy wine and milk
without money and without price.
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace
Bernard of Clairvaux
I have a double right, by the grace of my father, and by the merit of Christ’s passion; hereby I can take hold of God with both hands. by grace and merit; not my own, but Christ’s.
But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works; otherwise grace would no longer be grace.
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,
Read Titus 2:11-14. In light of the grace of God, how is God’s love for us different than his love for himself.
We often speak of the grace as unmerited favor. Is grace truly free? In what respect is grace merited, and in what respect is it not merited. Consider the words from the song “Rock of Ages”: costly grace you freely give.”
What is our response to the grace of God?