Amazed: the God of second opportunities

Strengthened by Grace

God has been gracious by giving all of us a  second chance. . . and more. We were all born with a rebellious nature toward God. All of us have sinned against God’s holy law. We deserve hell and God’s righteous wrath.  Yet God has freely offered the gospel of His grace at the expense of His own Son’s life, who became our Substitute.  God graciously calls us to faith and repentance.

Likewise, consider this. Like those in Nazareth, most of us had to hear the gospel multiple times before we laid down our rebellion and came to Christ.  How many here responded to the gospel the very first time you ever heard it? That happens occasionally but not often. That’s the grace of God.

Finally, God’s grace is shown to us as well for we often fail Him miserably and yet He forgives us again and again and again! …

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