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The Church will grow in strnegth and maturity when we understand the Doctrines of Grace.

Five words to understand:

#1 - The DEPRAVITY of Man, 2:1-3 and 4:17-19 (Total Depravity)

#2 - The DETERMINATION of God, 1:3-14 (Unconditional Election)

#3 - The DESIGN for the Atonement, 2:4-10 (Limited Atonement)

#4 - The DYNAMIC of Grace, 2:8-9 and 4:20-24 (Irrisistable Grace)

#5 - The DURABILITY of Salvation, 2:10 and 4:1 (Perseverence of the Saints)

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Eleven Tools for Growth to Check Spiritual Health

#1 - Shepherding, 12

#2 - Submission, 12-13

#3 - Accountability, 14

#4 - Forgiveness, 15

#5 - Joy, 16

#6 - Prayer, 17

#7 - Thanksgiving, 18

#8 - Sanctification, 19

#9 - Scripture Hunger, 20

#10 - Discernment, 21

#11 - Purity, 22

Conclusion:  We focus on THESE things, He brings the growth.

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Five Statements on the Freeness of God's Grace - Gospel of John

#1 - The Doorway to Grace, 2:23-25 & 8:34

#2 - The Destiny or Determination of Grace, 1:12-13 & 6:37-40

#3 - The Dominion of Grace, 1:29; 3:16, & 10:11-18

#4 - The Drawing of Grace, 3:1-8 & 6:44

#5 - The Durability of Grace, 8:31 & 21:15-19

Compare each point with TULIP:
Total depravity - #1
Unconditional grace - #2
Limited atonement - #3
Irresistible grace - #4
Perseverance of the saints - #5

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State of the Church

Dominoes of Deliverance
The Doctrines of Grace
Various passages of Romans
08-30-15
Mike Rosario

"What Keeps the Gospel Together?
#1 - NECESSARY Grace, 1:18; 3:9-20

#2 - PREDETERMINED Grace, 9:6-18

#3 - SUCCESSFUL Grace, 8:31-37; 3:21-31

#4 - UNSTOPPABLE Grace, 3:21-31; 4:5; 8:28-30

#5 - PERSEVERING Grace, Ch7&8

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