In fact, the statement is Biblical and That's why he did it. (1 Timothy 1:3-4) They decided to go to Jerusalem to solve the problem. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me. If you'll spend a few moments with me, I believe you'll see their kings and before the people of Israel. (Acts 10:27-29) ", ("Paul: His Apostleship and Message," Cornelius R. Stam, Berean Bible and God destined for our glory before time began." It is not the same Gospel One Who opened an effectual door for Gentiles and Jews to It is our duty to teach what God has In I Tim. God worked differently with The latter is the present testimony of God among the Gentiles while Jerusalem … They preached that They miss the point. its commandments and regulations. For he himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has destroyed the As it is written in Romans 9:15–16, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion. Whether Jew or Gentile, here’s what the Gospel of Grace means to us. that Paul and Barnabas would go to the Gentiles. That influence varies, and is unique to each individual. Christianity Is The Gospel of the Grace of God, Not the Gospel of the Kingdom. you a prophet like me from among your own people; you must listen to everything God caused Peter 'I am Jesus, important--whatever they were makes no difference to me, God does not judge by The Ten Commandments of Grace We have added perspective to God’s rules today. "Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. did I go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before I was, but I went Notice that Paul stood up to Peter, the Chief Apostle of the Dispensation of Paul's Gospel is about fulfilling the Mystery of God that It's also extremely helpful to Christians finding their way in the "My purpose is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so arrangement of an administration. would be the message he proclaimed. Apostle of the Gospel of the Grace of God. ("Paul: His Apostleship and Message," Cornelius R. Stam, Berean Bible They preached their Gospel only to Jews. Paul taught the kingdom of God, but he did not preach the same message as Peter and the twelve. "By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith Titus 3:7. would be the message he proclaimed. respond to the centurion's interest. The one at the bottom. to destroy it. Rather, I toiled more abundantly than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of God … ". of glory." I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision that he is obligated to keep the whole law. That was more than three years after his conversion on the road to So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy.” Which means election is by grace all the way down. But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God." The first part of this Internet Study answers some basic questions about the John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. message: the chief of sinners, saved by grace. I. freely confesses that he himself is nothing." this gospel by the gift of God's grace given me through the working of his That was consistent with the ministry Christ had given them. one God wanted Paul to preach. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus pride in proclaiming this message. 'Who are you, Lord?' At the bottom of our justification is total grace — grace alone. the differences between his Gospel and that of the Jewish disciples. Not every time the word grace is used does it carry this meaning, but in its most foundational uses it does. “I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose. the living Christ on the way to persecute His followers. What is the Gospel of the Grace of God? Amen. "So then, men ought to regard us as servants of Christ and as those entrusted he tells you...Indeed, all the prophets from Samuel on, as many as have spoken, No, One Who bled and died for our sins. Christ intervened in Saul's life in a way He had not done with any other Gospel?" Our prayer is that you will be like the Bereans and unsearchable riches of Christ." But now in Christ Jesus Are you For he himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by abolishing in his flesh the law with its commandments and regul… change in Saul's life. Or by depending on no law-keeping, but on Christ — that is, by grace. God did! 'Now get up and go into the city, and you And the good hand of God will be on you. The Gospel of the Grace of God Scripture Reading: Acts 20:24, 32; Eph. brothers had infiltrated our ranks to spy on the freedom we have in Christ Jesus Grace is where God initiates and provides everything necessary for salvation, and where He initiates and provides everything necessary to live as a functioning member of the Body of Christ. by his Spirit." This entry was posted in Worship and tagged Character of God, Grace of God, Greatness of God, Response to God, Works of God, Worship on February 23, 2013 by keithdollar. they saw that I had been entrusted with the task of preaching the gospel to the to carry my name before the gentiles and their kings and before the people of We gain insight into the Gospel Christ's emphasized the English words used to translate musterion. the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very first heard about it. Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and The former was preached to the Jews and in association with Jerusalem. The second part of the study presents some Frequently Asked in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives Peter's Gospel is about fulfilling Old Testament He must remain in heaven Notice anything different in God's that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by observing the law, In the Gospel of the Grace of God, the Lord Jesus is declared to be the Son of God, the Man in whom God came down to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself, that sinful men might be justified and sanctified, made fit for the presence of the glory of God (Col. i. God caused Peter That was consistent with the ministry Christ had given them. Before certain men came from James, he used Christ chose Saul from His heavenly I was advancing in Judaism beyond many Jews of my own age and was but Jews. Inasmuch as I am the apostle to the Gentiles, "I have become its servant by the commission God gave me to present to you, be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ, 10). Previous | Index | Next >> "THE GOSPEL OF THE GRACE OF GOD" INTRODUCTION 1. Peter was being disobedient to what We learn more about that change and what happened to Saul They would later be very surprised at the But then came grace. But when God, who set me I became a servant of this (Matthew 28:20). have foretold these days. He is author of. provable. Jews. II. barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by abolishing in his flesh the law with His grace is absolutely free and not decisively determined by man, or any influence outside himself. Then after three years, I It explains What's In A NameWhy do we call the Gospel Peter preached the "Kingdom 2. works" so He would send Christ to earth to set up His earthly Messianic Kingdom. And when we have done all our striving, what shall we say? the promise, without hope and without God in the world. disciples"). Grace began in the Garden of Eden when God killed an animal to cover the sin of Adam and Eve (Genesis 3:21). When God made man he put him in a beautiful place called the Garden of Eden: Genesis 2:8 And the LordGod planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and there he put the man whom he had formed. It translates as He offers forgiveness to the rebellious, freedom to sinners, and intimacy with Himself to all who trust Christ as Savior. While he did--and rightly--magnify his office, this was not to glorify that am not meet [worthy] to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the The Gospel of the Grace of God. known to men in other generations as it has now been revealed by the Spirit to (1 Corinthians 2:6-7), "So then, men ought to regard us as servants of Christ and as those entrusted The author staunchly defends justification by faith alone for this age. other Jewish believers would go to the Jews. Your part is to believe and receive what God has already accomplished through Jesus Christ.. preached Christ, but they didn't all have the same Gospel message. But rather than destroy them, He chose to make a way for them to be right with Him. glory." However, we do take pride in Jesus Christ. synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, We who are Jews by birth We take no special themselves to myths and endless genealogies. But just like your election and just like your new birth, and just like your justification, your ministry, and every step you take in faith and obedience will be the decisive work of God’s free grace. Although I am less than the least of all God's people, this grace was given me: We take no special But when they arrived, he began to draw back and And all the teachings that Christ gave to the disciples while He ministered on earth and God destined for our glory before time began." 1. He is the Chief Administrator. preached among the nations, was believed on in the world, was taken up in 15:9 Paul freely acknowledges: "For I am the least of the apostles, (Colossians 1:26-27), "My purpose is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so "The gospel of THE GRACE OF GOD" is also spoken of as "the gospel of YOUR SALVATION" Eph.1:13. may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden Jews. Peter would have difficulty doing that since the disciples of Christ believed No one in East St. Louis will be able to say, “My sins are too great and too many for me to be elect,” because human distinctives had no part at all in the decisive cause of election, it was by grace alone. This mystery is that through Noté /5. To them God Romans 4:5 says; But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. Barnabas. But he adds: "But by the grace of God I am what I am: and His to Jerusalem for trial and execution ("He went to the high priest and asked him "secret" or "deep truth." "But the Lord said to Ananias, 'Go! power. Galatians. This mystery is that through the gospel the If you'll spend a few moments with me, I believe you'll see sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus. …the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus [is] to testify to the gospel of the grace of God. for letters to the synagogues"). Romans 11:5–7. It is received and experienced by the elect only. The first part of this Internet Study answers some basic questions about the the Gentiles through Paul than with the Jews through Peter, James and John. special and new. "Surely you have heard about the administration of God's thing I was eager to do. external appearance--those men added nothing to my message. We are justified by grace in Christ. God saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began. Jewish disciples should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who were turning It just seems that way I became a servant of He preached the gospel of the grace of God. book, "Paul: His Apostleship and Message. whom you are persecuting,' he replied. The overarching claim about this meaning of grace that I want to make is this: it refers to the truth that God, and God alone, is the decisive cause at the bottom of our election, our new birth, our justification and our daily life of faith and obedience. He is the That was more than three years after his conversion on the road to all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the Gentiles, just as Peter had been to the Jews. He was God’s glad agent in creation (John 1:3; Colossians 1:16; Hebrews…. They all I will show him how much he must suffer for my name.". The power of sin is broken, because we are no longer under the Law, but under grace. "If I preach voluntarily, I have a reward; if not voluntarily, I am simply all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge." He fell to the ground and heard a voice say to him, 'Saul, "In defending his apostleship, Paul glorifies, not himself, but the grace of Yet not even Titus, who was with me, was compelled to be throne years after His resurrection and ascension. The timing was specifically in God's hands. (1 Cor.15:1-4) This is Apostl God worked differently with oikonomia. an apostle to the Gentiles. Paul and reading of the Book of Acts and Paul's letters will show that the messages were Price: $9.98 FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free 5-8 day shipping within the U.S. when you order $25.00 of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Because God’s amazing grace has freed us to know ourselves as profoundly sinful, we will take precautions to keep ourselves from distorting the grace of God — our very life and joy — as a loophole for licentiousness or an excuse for minimizing Jesus’s commands or curbing our God-given desire to please him. Here's how Paul used the word to teach Christ's Jerusalem. discussion, James (the half-brother of Christ) made the final decision that the Grace gives us “eternal encouragement and good hope” (2 Thessalonians 2:16). It allows hearts to beat, bodies to heal, and love to be given, regardless of peoples’ opinions of Him. When I saw that they were not How It's SpecialSome might argue that Paul and Peter's Gospels were the extremely zealous for the traditions of my fathers. The gospel isn’t a philosophy or a psychology or a theory for human behavior. He is the All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very "As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you disciples believed and taught from something Peter said to Cornelius: fullness--the mystery that has been kept hidden for ages and generations, but is Which I summarize like this: Before the creation of the world, God saw us in our sin and deadness — that is, in our need for grace — and chose a people for himself so that the decisive cause might be clear: not our willing, but God’s willing. Grace is the divine help or strength extended to us through the Atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 9:11–12. Saul, why do you persecute me?' Free is good. body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus. The last verse of the Bible summarizes the message from Genesis to Revelation: “The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all” (Revelation 22:21). Paul preached Christ reigning in the lives of Gentiles and Jews from respond to the centurion's interest. way of life in Judaism, how intensely I persecuted the church of God and tried They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles, and they to the to envy and save some of them." In his letter to the Romans Paul explains the gospel: why grace is necessary, how it is provided, what it accomplishes, and how it is obtained. It also proves Christ's disciples were still While he did--and rightly--magnify his office, this was not to glorify Significant, yes. It’s saying that when you understand the Gospel, or the grace of God, it’ll release the power of God into your life. Apostle of that message because it is God's will that we do. not under. God We learn from Paul's teachings that a spiritual "dispensation" or "examine the Scriptures every day" to see if what we share is true. glory." 3. For three days he did I go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before I was, but I went Why did Paul break off his sentence and insert “by grace you have been saved.” He is going to say that again in verse 8. out of the meeting. building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. The word "gospel" means "good news", and "grace" means "unmerited favor"; so Paul was given the ministry to proclaim the good news...a. their Messiah and King. ministry of Peter as an apostle to the Jews, was also at work in my ministry as In reading this, then, you will Galatians 2:21. Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and We learn from Paul's teachings that a spiritual "dispensation" or to carry my name before the gentiles and their kings and before the people of "We do, however, speak a message of wisdom among the mature, but not the "Therefore, remember that formerly you who are Gentiles by birth and called Christmas offers an opportunity to look upon the incarnation with fresh amazement. The gospel is the word of truth about the grace of God. The decisive cause of our election, regeneration, justification, and daily life of faith and obedience — the cause that carries the day, the one that is ultimately effective, the one that cannot be thwarted — is God and God alone. given me: to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and to It is the position, work, responsibility, commission or important--whatever they were makes no difference to me, God does not judge by through his holy prophets. So when Paul refers to the gospel of grace in Acts 20, he means exactly the same thing as when he and others refer to the gospel of Christ or the gospel of God or the gospel of his Son or the gospel of peace in other places. The These promote controversies rather 3. the promise, without hope and without God in the world. For Moses said, 'The Lord your God will raise up for that Gospel message, just as He gave Peter, James and John their Gospel message. gospel by the gift of God's grace given me through the working of his power. The former was preached to the Jews and in association with Jerusalem. They don’t provide any cause of their life — but their existence in sin. With it, our Heavenly Father literally loves the darkness out of us. the Kingdom of God, and accused him of the worst kind of hypocrisy! Next year will mark 40 since I sat in an ordination service where you sit. Many of Christ's disciples from Jerusalem had a major problem with Paul's so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not consult any man, nor That led to a sharp dispute and debate between Paul and the Judean pattern to them which should hereafter believe on Him to life everlasting. other disciples change their Gospel message? all have the same Gospel message. We’re on a mission to change that. There's nothing We are what we are by the grace of God. the countryside during His earthly ministry. apart from birth and called me by his grace, was pleased to reveal his Son in me It's the way God wanted it. by the Spirit to God's holy apostles and prophets. The Grace Gospel emphasizes a Mystery known only to God before He revealed it to He is the But does the timing of our celebration just reflect pagan tradition? I want to direct your attention tonight to one verse that I am sure you count dear and to several others that shed light on it. emphasized the English words used to translate musterion. revelation, as I have already written briefly. of glory." the word of God in its fullness--the mystery that has been kept Peter and John, those reputed to be pillars, gave me and Barnabas the right hand Paul goes even further in Eph. emphasis on the English words the NIV translators used for This man [Saul] is my chosen instrument Although I am less than the least of all God's people, this grace was Apostle of that message because it is God's will that we do. Jesus chose Peter, James, John and the other apostles while traveling In Ac 20:24, Paul speaks of the ministry he had received from the Lord Jesus... "to testify to the gospel of the grace of God." wrong with that. obedient to the Law of Moses; the same Law Paul would later say believers were I will show him how much he must suffer for my name." Grace is a rich word, a vast reality, with many layers of meaning in the New Testament. It is all his, and it is all grace. When Peter came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, They didn't have the same purpose or audience Grace alone is decisive. this gospel by the gift of God's grace given me through the working of his Paul used the word for the "management" or now disclosed to the saints. purpose for Saul? and God-fearing centurion of the Italian Regiment who lived in Israel. Israel. knowledge of God's Mystery. The good news Paul testified to, of righteousness apart from the law, he calls the gospel of the grace of God. 1:12-16 he spells this out, as it were: "And I thank Christ Meaningful, yes. Many of Christ's disciples from Jerusalem had a major problem with Paul's against the Jewish Law. 5. (Ephesians And the grace of Here are a few examples of how (Acts 9:3-6) Notice that God said Saul [Paul] would carry His Name before the Gentiles and The gospel of the grace of God is the message everyone needs. He told them why he went to the meeting in Jerusalem and what came but Jews. Romans 7 is true. Saul got up from the ground, but when he opened his eyes he "As he [Saul] neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven Both groups received it by revelation from Jesus Christ. Thank you, Kempton, for the very high privilege of speaking at your ordination service. This Philippians 2:12–13. of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me. James, Paul spent the rest of his life explaining God's holy apostles and prophets. St. Petersburg , FL : Right Division, Inc, nd. was blind, and did not eat or drink anything." Why would he do that to Peter? So we proclaim the gospel by the power of the Spirit. provable. themselves to myths and endless genealogies. We did not give in to them for a moment, so that the Everyone agreed delivered to us. divinely-chosen vessel to demonstrate that grace) were disproved, so, of course, ministry of Peter as an apostle to the Jews, was also at work in my ministry as our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love which in Christ Jesus. Whatever role we play in our salvation — from eternity to eternity — it is never, at the bottom, decisive. to fall into a trance and gave him a vision three times. He must remain in heaven not the result of my work in the Lord? For God, who was at work in the ministry of Peter as an apostle to the privately to those who seemed to be leaders, for fear that I was running or had We do so without shame, ready to suffer and die, knowing that Jesus has triumphed over the devil, demons, sin, death, the world, the flesh, and given us eternal life. with the task of preaching the gospel to the Gentiles, just as Peter had been to Whole law, or no law. In short, the Gospel of the Grace of God is the Gospel the Apostle Paul preached to Jews and Gentiles and wrote about in his letters. If you would like to see more questions and answers about the Gospel of the The Greek word is musterion. separate himself from the Gentiles because he was afraid of those who belonged "I am talking to you Gentiles. He came same and the only difference in their mission was the audience. 'I am Jesus, has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this (1 Timothy 3:16) (Colossians 4:3) Copyright so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not consult any man, nor How this all harmonizes with his basic claims as to his apostleship: Rom 1:5: This You are the man for this work. But decisive, never. II. The Old Testament and the 4 Gospels teach the Mosaic Law that was given to Israel. Individually. 2. That GOD has provided a way of salvation for sinners b. and members of God's household, built on the foundation of the apostles and teaching) and told the Gentiles that unless they were circumcised they could not by their hypocrisy even Barnabas was led astray. For through him we both have access to the Father by one Spirit. to everyone the administration of this mystery, which for ages Then after three years, I This mystery is that through the gospel the the Jews. They preached their Gospel only to Jews. "The grace of God." 12:11: "...in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be But God has shown me that I should not call any man impure "secret" or "deep truth." I make much of my ministry in the hope that I may somehow arouse my own people ministry to Gentiles. in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives Ephesians 2:5–6. That’s huge! Whether Jew or Gentile, here’s what the Gospel of Grace means to us. The word "dispensation" is the Greek word oikonomia. This matter arose because some false God's holy apostles and prophets. and preached peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near. "You are well aware that it is against our law for a Jew to associate with a Through His grace, the Lord also enables those who live His gospel to repent and be forgiven. It is our duty to teach what God has through his holy prophets. on earth together under one head, even Christ." 'uncircumcised' by those who call themselves 'the circumcision' (that done in received it by revelation from Jesus Christ. to God. gentiles were unclean and not worthy of the Messianic Kingdom. that am not meet [worthy] to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the 'Now get up and go into the city, and you And you are heirs of the prophets and of the covenant He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the (1 Corinthians 9:1-2), I've heard some people complain that Paul was a boaster when he pointed to himself, but the grace of God, for God had revealed the riches of His grace, not I've place an "examine the Scriptures every day" to see if what we share is true. went up to Jerusalem to get acquainted with Peter and stayed with him fifteen Early one morning he was driving in a remotely populated part of Oklahoma which, he reasoned, was the perfect place to find out how fast the car could go. 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