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The Education of Grace, Part 3

November 3, 2013 Pastor: John Fonville Series: Titus

Scripture: Titus 2:11–2:14

The Education of Grace

Part 3

 

Text: Titus 2:11-14

 

November 11, 2013

 

Introduction/Review

 

I.     The Grace of God Saves. v. 11

 

II.     The Grace of God Educates. vv. 12-13

 

        A.     The grace of God educates the believer to renounce an ungodly life. v. 12a

                1. Ungodliness, v. 12a

                2. Worldly passions, v. 12a

       

        B.     The grace of God educates the believer to live a godly life. vv. 12b-13.

                1.     self-control. v. 12b

                2.     upright. v. 12b

                3.     godly. v. 12b

 

Lesson:

                4.     looking forward to Christ’s appearing. v. 13

 

“For nothing is more blessed and more desirable than that appearing. Words are not able to represent it, the blessings thereof surpass our understanding…He who saved us when we were enemies. What will He not do then when He has us approved?”John Chrysostom

 

Reflection:

 

We become like what we trust in and hope for.

 

 

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