Tag: grace

1 Thessalonians 1: Gift and Grace

  This teaching is based on Ken Boa’s Handbook to Scripture.  Related Reading & Resources: 1 Thessalonians 1 Ken Boa’s summary of 1 Thessalonians 1 1 Thessalonians Audio Series, Complete Set Talk Thru Overview 1 Thessalonians Teacher Kit

The Grace and Justice of God

Is God fair? Does He even care? These two questions are the heart of our objection to Christianity regarding those who have never heard the gospel.

Judges 14: Resisting Our Flesh Signature

The story of Samson shows us that not only is sin deadly; it is also a diminishment. There is no creativity in our flesh signature. But righteousness is creative and an enhancement of life.

Judges 6–7: Severe Mercy

The human tendency is to rely on our own resources instead of the Lord. Knowing this, God made it abundantly clear to Gideon that His hand alone would save Israel—it was not human might that defeated Israel’s enemies.

Romans 8: Living in the Spirit

How do we memorialize the works of God? Joshua 4 teaches us to set up ebenezers—physical reminders that help us recalibrate our lives and honor God.

Romans 5: Reconciliation with God

Jesus Christ reconciled us to God through His life, death, and resurrection. He took on our sin so that we might have peace with God. As a result of reconciliation, we are being transformed in this present darkness, learning to live out our identity in Christ.

The Humility of Fearing God

What does it take to be wise? The foundational characteristic needed to obtain wisdom is humility, which leads to the fear of the Lord.

Acts 15: How Are We Saved?

Are we saved by works or by grace? Ken Boa looks at Acts 15 to show that salvation is by faith and grace alone; works are the byproduct of a living faith.