Don’t Miss God’s Grace

graceTITLE: Don’t Miss God’s Grace

SUBJECT: Grace of God

PROPOSITION: You don’t want to miss God’s grace because by God’s grace we are/have 1) Enriched, 2) Everlastingly Loved, 3) Indwelled by the Spirit, 4) Eternal Life.

OBJECTIVE: To encourage us to allow God’s grace to work within our lives.


1. Read: “See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no ‘root of bitterness’ springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled” (Hebrews 12:15 ESV).

2. About the Text:

1) So many concepts are contained within the idea of the grace of God.

2) The grace of God is divine favor.

3) It is also the act of God’s freely giving.

4) Within the concept of grace is the concept of forgiveness as well.

5) And grace is also associated with joy.

6) Grace is God’s act of giving favorably in such a way that that produces forgiveness and subsequent joy.

7) We don’t want to miss out on the grace of God!

3. Ref. to S, T, P, O, and A.

DISCUSSION: Don’t miss out on the grace of God because by it we are/have . . .

I.   Enriched

1. “I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge” (1 Corinthians 1:4-5).

2. “For the Lord God is a sun and shield; The Lord will give grace and glory; No good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly” (Psalm 84:11).

3. “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning” (James 1:17).

II.  Everlastingly Loved

1. “Thus says the Lord: ‘The people who survived the sword Found grace in the wilderness—Israel, when I went to give him rest.’ The Lord has appeared of old to me, saying: ‘Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; Therefore with lovingkindness I have drawn you” (Jeremiah 31:2-3).

2. “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich” (2 Corinthians 8:9).

3. “For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die—but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:6-8).

4. “And the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus” (1 Timothy 1:14).

III. Indwelled by the Spirit

1. “And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. Yes, they will mourn for Him as one mourns for his only son, and grieve for Him as one grieves for a firstborn” (Zechariah 12:10).

2. “In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit” (Ephesians 2:22).

3. “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all” (2 Corinthians 13:14).

4. It is due to the grace of God that God gives His Spirit to be with us.

IV.  Eternal Life

1. “Now the law came in to increase the trespass, but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more, so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord” (Romans 5:20-21).

2. We are saved by grace (Ephesians 2:8).

3. “So that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life” (Titus 3:7).


1. Don’t miss out on the grace of God because by it we are/have . . .

1) Enriched

2) Everlastingly Loved

3) Indwelled by the Spirit

4) Eternal Life

2. Invitation