Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead), and all the brethren who are with me, 3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 4 who gave Himself for our sins so that He might rescue us fromÂ this present evil age, according to the will ofÂ our God and Father, 5 to whom be the glory forevermore. Amen. 6 I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel; 7 which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.
Religion is based on _______________, while the gospel is based on ______________.
Some people think freedom comes when we:
One emphasizes Jesus _________________ ___________________
– The other emphasizes Jesus only!
John 5:39-40 You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me; 40 and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life.
One emphasizes _____ ______ – The other emphasizes God’s love!
Rom. 5:8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Your view of God directly relates to your _____________ with God.
One emphasizes __________________ __________________
– The other emphasizes inward aspiration!
I John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome. I John 5:12 He who has the Son has the life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have the life.
Here’s how it works:
- Allow the ________ of Jesus to control your life.
- Don’t allow ___________ to slip into your life.