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Antioch, California, United States
John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Experiencing the depth of God’s Abundant Grace


Experiencing the depth of God’s Abundant Grace

Series Theme Verse:
Ephesians 3:20–21 (NKJV) 20 Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, 21 to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.

Memory Verse: 1 Timothy 1:14 (NKJV) 14 And the grace of our Lord was exceedingly abundant, with faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 1:14;2 Timothy 1:9; Exodus 33:19; Romans 5:20

1.      God’s abundant Grace Overlooks people’s past
Acts 13:22; 2 Samuel 12:13;1 John 1:8–9; Psalm 51:1–4,7; 1 Peter 4:8; John 3:16; Romans 5:20–6:2; John 8:36

“No man is rich enough to buy back his past.”—Oscar Wilde

2.      God Graciously forgives People’s sins
John 8:4–11; Deuteronomy 17:7; John 8:10–11; Romans 8:1
True repentance has a double aspect; it looks upon things past with a weeping eye, and upon the future with a watchful eye. —Robert Smith

3.  God’s Abundant Grace reaches out to the worst sinners
 Luke 19:5–10; Luke 3:12–13; Luke 19:10

CONCLUSION:  Ephesians 2:8–9