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Wayne Shelton

Grace's Precious Testimony

In his book The Prodigal God, Tim Keller describes a conversation with a woman who attended his church in New York City. Like many Christians, she had grown up with a performance-based approach to the Christian life. She had always heard that God will only accept us if we lead a good, moral life. Now […]

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Grace's Perpetual Abundance

There are two things we can do with everything that God has given to us – our time, our money, our abilities, and all our opportunities in life. Either we can keep them for ourselves or else we can give them away for Jesus. The temptation to think only in terms of our limited resources […]

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Grace's Clarifying Perspective

The Apostle Paul had an amazing combination of humility and boldness. On the one hand, he had such a crushing awareness of his sin that he thought of himself as ‘the chief of sinners’ (1 Tim. 1:15). On the other hand, he had such absolute confidence in God that he was ready to go out […]

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Grace's Sanctifying Power

In this sermon on Titus 2:11-12, we will demonstrate why Paul says that only grace has the power to enable us to renounce ungodliness and live to righteousness.

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Grace's Sanctifying Power

We usually think of the gospel as something that Christians understand and non-Christians don’t, but Dietrich Bonhoeffer would beg to differ. In his little book Life Together, the German theologian and martyr describes the grace of the gospel as something that is very hard for religious people to understand. This is because usually we are […]

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Grace’s Justifying Righteousness

In his commentary on the prophet Zechariah, Richard Phillips writes, ‘There is a great problem that stands in the way of every utopian dream. It corrupts our every program, condemns all our plans, and confounds all our promises.’ What is that problem? The problem is sin. He continues, ‘Sin is the infection that contaminates mankind […]

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Grace’s Costly Provision

The largest transfer of wealth in human history occurred in the extraordinary exchange Paul writes about in 2 Corinthians 8:9. In this sermon, we explore the wonderful grace of our Lord.

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