“For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again,…” Prov 24:16 NASB
1. GOD’S GRACE TURNS BABY STEPS INTO LEAPS OF FAITH!!
"Taking the blind man by the hand, He brought him out of the village; and after spitting on his eyes and laying His hands on him, He asked him, “Do you see anything?” And he looked up and said, “I see men, for I see them like trees, walking around.” Mark 8:23-24 NLT
2. GOD’S GRACE, AT GOD’S PACE!!
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:” Eccl 3:1 NIV
“Obviously, I’m not trying to win the approval of people, but of God. If pleasing people were my goal, I would not be Christ’s servant.” Gal 1:10 NLT
3. GOD’S GRACE IS TRANSPORTATION TO YOUR DESTINATION OF TRANSFORMATION!!
“Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?” Romans 2:4 NASB
“Jesus sent him away, saying, “Don’t go back into the village on your way home.” Mark 8:26 NLT
CONDEMNATION: WHEN SATAN POINTS OUT YOUR MISTAKES AND LEAVES YOU THERE!!
CONVICTION: WHEN GOD SHOWS YOU YOUR MISTAKES BUT ALSO SHOWS YOU A WAY OUT!!
“Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,” Rom 8:1 NIV
Life Group Questions:
How has God’s Grace transformed your life??
What are your thoughts on “People Pleasing”?? Does it benefit you or your walk at all??
Is there an area in your life that you’ve been taking “Baby Steps” in to bring change?? Has there been improvement??
Have you become comfortable?? Have you taken advantage of God’s Grace?? Make a VERBAL DECLARATION to the group and say this…”Today, I Choose to Be FREE!!”