2018 – SATURDAY 14 JULY
WHERE GRACE ABOUNDS
“When he came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad, and encouraged them all that with purpose of heart they should continue with the Lord.”
Barnabas was sent to encourage the new believers.
After seeing God’s grace upon the church – he encouraged them to do one thing above all others.
To continue with the Lord with great purpose of heart.
To continue with the Lord -requires a person to continue in three things
1. THE WILL OF THE LORD
The will of the Lord is that all men might be saved.
Purpose in your heart – to win the lost at any cost.
2. THE WAY OF THE LORD
The way of the Lord is that all men might be sanctified.
Purpose in your heart – to stand in righteousness and grow in grace.
3. THE WORD OF THE LORD
The word of the Lord is that all men might walk in the light.
Purpose in your heart – to know the word of God and walk in the light.
Notice also where grace abounds.
A. It is noticeable
B. It makes people glad
C. It releases encouragement.
D. It focusses on Jesus