Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Grace Lesson

What is repentance? Change (informed by Faith in Christ) and when we do change we RECEIVE the Holy Ghost

Isiah 29:24 (2 Nephi 27:35) "They also that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine."

Clothes Pin Story

What's a publican - Jewish guy who contracted with Rome to do something - eventually that thing was usually collecting taxes. (Carpetbagger to the Nth degree)

parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector
Luke 18:9-14

We all got it coming - Deserves got nothing to do with it

Matt 5:43-48 (46-47) "For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?"

What is Grace?

Grace in Christianity is the free and unmerited favor of God as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowing of blessings

Grace unlocks gate (future - salvation & exaltation) & Opens Windows (present - blessings)


Christ’s visit to the home of Simon the Pharisee (Luke 7: 36-50)

"Salvation cannot be bought with the currency of obedience it is purchased by the blood of the Son of God."


Love (Charity)

Change of heart (Mosiah 5:2)

2 Nephi 25:23 .. ."for we know that it is by grace that we are saved, after all we can do" After NOT (= to) Because

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