Gospel of Grace

Gospel of Grace
Galatians 1:1-5

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for our sins so that He might rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be the glory forevermore. Amen. Galatians 1:3-5

“In Christ”

  • Our Source:
    • 1 Corinthians 1:30-31
    • Romans 6:23
    • 1 Corinthian 15:22
    • 2 Corinthians 1:20-22

 

Strong Tower - Rest

Strong Tower - Rest

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous runs into it and is safe. Proverbs 18:10

Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it. Hebrews 4:1

Receive God’s intention and His provision:

Strong Tower—Run
Strong Tower—Return
Strong Tower—Restore
Strong Tower—Righteous
Strong Tower—Rest

Returned and Restored

For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. Colossians 1:13

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!” Psalm 91:1-

The Secret Place

Psalm 91

  • Confession: God’s Protection
  • Confidence: God’s Deliverance
  • Conclusion: God’s Salvation

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!” Psalm 91:1-2

Keep me as the apple of the eye; hide me in the shadow of Your wings from the wicked who despoil me, my deadly enemies who surround me. Psalm 17:8-

Angels

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out to render service for the sake of those who will inherit salvation? Hebrews 1:14

II Kings6:17
Exodus 23:20
Romans 16:20

Strong Tower - Righteous

Strong Tower

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous runs into it and is safe. Proverbs 18:10

Receive God’s intention and His provision:

Strong Tower—Run
Strong Tower—Return
Strong Tower—Restore
Strong Tower—Righteous
Strong Tower—Rest

Returned and Restored

For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. Colossians 1:13

“In Christ”

The righteous run into it and are saved.

  • Our Source:
    • 1 Corinthians 1:30-31
    • Romans 6:23
    • 1 Corinthian 15:22
    • 2 Corinthians 1:20-22
  • Our Position:
    • Ephesians 1:3-8
    • Romans 8:37-39
    • 2 Corinthians 5:17-2
  • Our Identity:
    • Galatians 3:26-27
    • Ephesians 2:1-10
    • 1 Corinthian 1:2-

And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:

And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. Now to our God and Father be the glory forever and ever. Amen. Philippians 4:1

The name of the Lord is a strong tower
The righteous run into it and they are saved.
Blessed be the name of the Lord
Blessed be the name of the Lord
Blessed be the name of the Lord most high

Strong Tower - Restore

Strong Tower

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous runs into it and is safe. Proverbs 18:10

Receive God’s intention and His provision:

  1. Strong Tower—Run
  2. Strong Tower—Return
  3. Strong Tower—Restore
  4. Strong Tower—Righteous
  5. Strong Tower—Rest

Sin, a rupture of communion!
Jesus welcomes our return.

Primary Needs:

Security (stability or certainty)
Self-expression (purpose, adventure, options)
Support (community or family)
Significance (purpose—life matters)

Returned and Restored

For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. Colossians 1:13

Remember and Return

Zechariah 9:9-12

7 Promises

  1. A shout of triumph
  2. An announcement of His coming
  3. A pronouncement on their enemies
  4. Peace to the nations
  5. The domain of His Kingdom
  6. Provided by the blood covenant. 
  7. Delivered from the waterless pit

I love You, O Lord, my strength. 
The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. 
I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies. Psalm 18:1-3

They will live securely, and no one will make them afraid. Ezekiel 34:28

Safety isn’t the absence of danger or suffering, 
it is finding rest in the middle of it.

We need the strong tower!

  • We live in a world where most people are spiritually empty.
  • We live in a crowded world and most people are lonely.
  • We live in a world filled with guilt.
  • We live in a world of fear!