Series: It’s All About Grace
But now you are free from the power of sin and have become slaves of God. Now you do those things that lead to holiness and result in eternal life. 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.
— Romans 6: 22-23 (NLT)
The ground at the cross of Jesus is incredibly level and those who receive Christ as Savior, receive him equally. Eternal life comes from the grace He gives us freely.
Ephesians 2:8-9; John 3:16; Romans 5:8; Romans 6:23; Romans 10:9
Grace is the free blessing of God that flows from his heart to guilty, undeserving sinners.
— John Piper
God’s Eternal Salvation is…
God’s Eternal salvation is the opposite of human initiative or merit.
God’s Eternal salvation is completely free for anyone.
- Ephesians 2:8-9
- John 3:16
- Romans 1:16
God’s Eternal salvation delivers us from enslavement to sin for the sole purpose to become enslaved to Him.
- Romans 6:20-22
The Two Absolutes
Spiritual death is earned. Spiritual life is freely given.
- Romans 6:23
Salvation cannot be earned by works, by human goodness, by religious ritual, or by any other thing that man can do. (Ephesians 2:8, 9)
”…there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men, by which we must be saved.”
— Acts 4:12
“I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but through Me.”
— John 14:6
Eternal life comes from the grace He gives freely!