By Andrew Wommack
Fresh surveys point out that the majority of Christians, these claiming to be born-again, think that their salvation is at the least partially based upon their habit and activities. convinced, they suspect Jesus died for his or her sins, yet when they settle for Him as their Savior they think they have to nonetheless meet a definite ordinary to be "good" sufficient. If that's precise, then what's that ordinary and the way have you learnt when you've got met it? The church has attempted to reply to those questions for hundreds of years and it usually leads to spiritual and legalistic bondage. So what's the resolution? It starts via asking the ideal query. it's not, "What needs to we do?" yet really, "What did Jesus do?" through knowing the Apostle Paul's revelation of what Jesus did from the booklet of Romans, you are going to by no means back ponder whether you are assembly the normal.
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The only way we can have peace with God is through our Lord Jesus Christ. Trust God—L et Go We have peace with God…. By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Romans 5:1,2 God’s grace is consistent toward everyone, but not everyone reaps its benefits. Why? Because faith is how you gain access to God’s grace. ”1 If you go to the movies, you pay a price for admission. What’s the price of admission to God’s grace? Religion will tell you it’s certain actions such as holiness—being good, attending church, paying your tithes.
Righteousness isn’t something you obtain through your effort. It’s something you receive as a gift. Holy Hippies? These scriptures changed my life! Back in the late 1960s a friend of mine started telling me I was righteous and then suckered me into going to a Bible study he attended. This was during the time that I was still in a denominational church. I walked in the door of that Bible study and immediately became offended because a woman was leading. ” square with my theology. Also, there were long-haired “hippies” in attendance.
This is what Paul dealt with in Romans 2. These Jews disdained these nonreligious people because they weren’t keeping the rituals and holy standards of the law. ” Paul turned the tables and declared, “You’re just making it worse on yourselves. Since you’ve been given a superior knowledge of God’s right standards through the law in addition to your intuitive knowledge, you’re doubly guilty! ” The point of this, of course, was to shut their mouths. Paul summarized all of this in chapter 3, saying, “It doesn’t matter if you’re a Jew or a Gentile, if you’re religious or not— ____________ 24 T H E P U R P O S E O F T H E L AW everybody’s guilty before God.
Grace, The Power of The Gospel by Andrew Wommack