Studies in the Grace of God Grace that Accepts
Grace that Accepts • Matthew 1 • The Lineage of Acceptance • Listing the Acceptable • Pointing out the Included • Judah and his brothers • Tamar • Rahab • Ruth • The wife of Uriah • Key Point: Grace accepts people who are very different from us.
Grace that Accepts 2. The Practice of Acceptance: Luke 5 A.The Consummate Outsider • The Deliberate Encounter Key Point: Grace is inviting to the unrighteous and threatening to the self-righteous. • The Extension of Acceptance • The history of acceptance • The future of acceptance
Grace that Accepts God’s grace toward us… • Self-righteous or Self-condemning? • The way of grace – “You can’t be good enough and you don’t have to be.”