Many of the Calvinists and their offspring teach salvation by either grace alone or faith alone. One of the Greastest Dispensational Teachings I have ever heard !! we read : " 2 Corinthians 11:18 Seeing that many glory after the flesh, I will glory also. this claim was made for none of his predecessors, nor did any of them even mention the dispensation or the gospel of the grace of God so far as the record is concerned. But with the raising up of Paul all is changed. First things first for the Apostle Paul, we see here the good and proper response of one who has in fact been saved by God’s grace, thankfulness. This is so again with regard to the broad subject of the believer’s spiritual life and conduct. Introduction The epistles of Paul begin with a salutation that always includes the words, “grace to you and peace” or “grace, mercy, and peace” as in the case of 1 and 2 Timothy. (Acts 20:24) The apostle Paul was commissioned by Jesus to proclaim good news of God's grace! These differences can be identified by examining the letters attributed to Paul and the answers he gave to those who questioned him: charis) with its derivatives appears in the original only 13 times (much less often in the English A.V.) 12:17) but he himself practiced this. Little wonder Paul’s message is called “the preaching of the Cross” (I Cor. 3:9). Let us consider briefly some of the features of Paul's Gospel. Remarkably, the subject of grace shows up multiple times in every one of his letters that has been preserved for us. Paul never said it was wrong for Jews to be circumcised. This website is a tool to share Bible studies that I have developed during the course of teaching home-based Bible study groups over many years. He also preached to them the same Gospel that also includes the Kingdom. You can receive More Minutes With the Bible every week in your email inbox. We are justified by His blood (Rom. The four “evangelists” did not need to speak with oaths, for they depicted our Lord as the prophesied Messiah. In the Old Testament Scriptures the predictions of our Lord’s death, from Genesis 3:15 on, are purposely veiled in obscurity and we are explicitly told that while the prophets themselves “searched diligently,” they did not find out either “what manner of time” or even “what” the Spirit “did signify, when [He] testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow” (I Pet. Paul’s salutations add a new flavor, however, due to the meaning of the words “grace” and “peace” for believers in Christ. Christ crucified is the power of God and the wisdom of God (I Cor. And he proved this to Felix himself as he refused to yield to the temptation to seek freedom by giving him a bribe (Acts 24:26). We are saved through faith in His blood (Rom. We are sometimes asked: “Did not others before Paul speak of grace?”. This gives Paul great insight into the religion as well as describing his education. 9:8), that it is God’s purpose for “the ages to come” to “show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us through Christ Jesus” (Eph. Moreover, both he and his associates were all evidently under the control of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:4). And then, in Paul’s epistles the word grace is nearly always used doctrinally, in connection with the dispensation of Grace. It is not a message to or through Israel, or to Jews. Outlined by the apostle Paul in First Corinthians 15, the gospel of grace concern the person of God's Son, the Lord Jesus, in His death, burial, and resurrection. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. God has dealt with the entire human race through two representative men: Adam and Christ. The heart of the Gospel is grace. Often we are accused of placing Paul above Christ !! When Barnabas “had seen the grace of God” in saving Gentiles at Syrian Antioch, he “was glad” (Acts 11:23). 2:16). Thus we see that the Apostle Paul’s “my gospel” is a message of grace and love from the Gentile Jesus through the Gentile apostle (Paul is indeed the “apostle to the Gentiles”, see Rom. Hence in the early chapters of Acts we find the apostles and disciples neither committing sins nor making blunders. They all lived for each other. 1:23). Your experience matters For a fuller discussion of this subject see the writer’s booklet: An important commentary on Matthew 5:33-37. 8:11,12). 1. He preached the gospel of the grace of God. 16:22). “With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; “Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Eph. Justification by Faith. The word "gospel" means "good news", and "grace" means "good will, loving kindness, unmerited favor". More than a biography; Paul, Apostle of Grace is a Bible study of Paul's gospel of grace and God's ultimate plan from the beginning, including chapter reviews. 1:3). 1. 31:31-34). PAUL the Apostle of Grace. 8:7-12; 10:25-29). This is why the doctrines in each of his great epistles to the churches are followed by practical applications to our behavior in “this present evil [age].”. “Herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offense toward God and toward men” (Acts 24:16). So ignorant were our Lord’s own apostles of even the prophesied fact of His death (let alone its meaning) that later, in the very shadow of the Cross, when He told them again how He must suffer and die, they were still nonplused: “And they understood none of these things: and this saying was hid from them, neither knew they the things which were spoken” (Luke 18:34). Your shopping cart is empty The Apostle Paul On Grace And The Law. What is the Major Purpose for the Book of Galatians? He never said that it was wrong to keep the Law or to observe the Jewish festivals. In that Apostle Paul called a meet with the elders of Ephesus in Asia just prior to his being delivered up to Jerusalem. Throughout Scripture, the apostle Paul explained that the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Christ should cause us to be loving towards others. 5:21). Thus God demonstrated the fact that the only way in which even His own can perfectly obey Him is when He takes possession of them and causes them to do His will. 1:7). 1:12). Dr. J. S. Howson has pointed out how the Apostle Paul calls God for his witness more than any other Bible writer, and also has more to say about conscience, particularly his own.4 But Dean Howson did not see the relation of these facts to the revelation of the mystery and the dispensation of Grace. John the Baptist did not need to speak with oaths, for he proclaimed the kingdom which had already been predicted by all the Old Testament prophets. 8:20,21). Paul had been set apart from birth and called by God’s grace so that he might “preach [Christ] among the Gentiles” (Galatians 1:15–16). Before the raising up of Paul it is not used once of the dispensation of Grace or of salvation by grace, but in later Acts, after his conversion, not only is the word used more often, but immediately it appears in connection with the dispensation of Grace. “As the truth of Christ is in me…” (II Cor. His missionary journeys took him through Antioch, Syria, Turkey, and Greece. While customs and practices may differ, salvation never differs. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. So one day the man told him, “Unless your... Continue Reading, (The soon to be published, Growing in God's Grace by Pastor John Fredricksen is a new believers guide to spiritual maturity. This message and gospel of grace is first taught by the Apostle Paul as it was revealed to him by Christ for he had not learned it from the disciples (Gal 1:11-12). Post was not sent - check your email addresses! There we read that we are “not under the law, but under grace” (6:14), that “God is able to make all grace abound” toward us that we may “abound to every good work” (II Cor. By his own words, it was by God’s grace that he was chosen for salvation and to be God’s messenger (Galatians 2:9). Aside from Jesus of Nazareth, no person is more important to God’s eternal plan than the Ap… There would have been little need for such precautions and exhortations or even for such collections, had the Pentecostal program continued uninterrupted, for “the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which is possessed was his own; but they had all things common….Neither was there any among them that lacked…” (Acts 4:32-34). To all this much more could be added to show how no one until Paul proclaimed the truths of reconciliation, of the one Body, of our baptism into Christ, etc. Indeed, two who sought to join the company by means that disregarded conscience were stricken dead (Acts 5:1-11). The apostle Paul says you would see the grace of God (Acts 20:24) and the glory of Christ (2 Corinthians 4:4,6) so that you will walk worthy of that gospel (Philippians 1:27). He was God’s great example of grace, the “chief of sinners” saved by grace (1 Tim. He said that these have nothing to do with salvation. There the word grace in the original is found four times before the raising up of Paul and 12 times after. The clearest definition of it is from Paul’s… 6:14). Furthermore, this claim also is amply confirmed by a comparison of his writings with those of all his predecessors. Hence, indeed Paul worked harder than the 12 to promote this creedal Christianity but the reason is that the 12 were busy preaching the Gospel of the Kingdom that Jesus taught -- a far different gospel than what Paul taught. Galatians 2), Israel’s apostles admitted that Paul had a special Gospel committed to his trust, a Gospel separate and distinct from the Gospel of the Kingdom that the 12 apostles of Israel preached (Galatians 2:7). “I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called. This book shows Paul’s invaluable mission given to him by Christ, our Lord. It is better to zoom out – so to speak – and view the big picture. His message of salvation is only by faith, by the Grace of God becomes the main point in all his writings. With that picture of a great, triumphant, reigning Messiah and Lord before us, Paul can now talk about grace on its proper basis. As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and went to Damascus, to bring them which were there bound unto Jerusalem, for to be punished.” (Acts 22:3-4). It is rather spoken of as a matter of shame to be repented of. Paul’s epistles always use grace doctrinally, in connection with the dispensation of Grace. Paul’s salvation (Acts 9) is well established by his first missionary journey in which he proclaimed the Gospel and started churches. Let us see how Paul describes the gospel. Eternal life is by grace through faith. 14 likes. Every epistle signed by his name opens with a proclamation of grace and peace “from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.” In the epistles we find that we are “justified freely by [God’s] grace” (Rom. Why is this? Jesus Christ had revealed Himself to Paul, just as He had appeared to Peter, to James, to the Twelve, after his Resurrection. Paul played an enormous role in the growth of the early church. At Ephesus, Apollos proved helpful to “them…which had believed through grace” (18:27). 4:1-3). The word “gospel” (εὐαγγέλιον) means “good news”. Saul of Tarsus, that we now know as the Apostle Paul and wrote 13 Epistles ,Romans through to Philemon,was persecuted and put in prison because was preaching The Gospel of The Grace of God. 36:26,27). “And if it be meet that I go also, they shall go with me” (I Cor. We are to show forth the Lord’s death till He come (I Cor. 8:2). On his way to Jerusalem Paul declared his determination to fulfill his Christ-given commission “to testify the gospel of the grace of God” (20:24) and then commended the Ephesian elders to “the word of [God’s] grace” (20:32). The word grace had deep meaning for the apostle Paul. At Iconium, Paul and Barnabas gave bold testimony to “the word of His grace” (14:3). Peter at Pentecost could point out that “this” was “that which was spoken by the prophet Joel” (Acts 2:16), why would he need to swear that he was telling the truth? Many of them go so far as to condemn baptism for the remission of sins as a "works doctrine" and having nothing to do with the remitting of sins. The Lord Jesus declared that He had a specific mission for Paul: “This man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before the Gentiles and their kings and before the people of Israel” (Acts 9:15). “I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost” (Rom. ( Log Out /  Do you have questions about the Bible? 4:2). “The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is blessed for evermore knoweth that I lie not” (II Cor. God designated Paul as the apostle of Grace, finally revealing to the world the mystery He had kept hidden since Creation (Ephesians 3:9). By comparison, the epistles of Paul, only about one twelfth the size of the Old Testament and one-half the size of the four Gospels, employs the word grace and its derivatives no less than 144 times, more often than all the rest of the Bible together and nearly twice as often as the whole Old Testament and the four Gospels together! While we were yet sinners Christ died for us (Rom. Paul taught the kingdom of God, but he did not offer David’s earthly kingdom to … We are reconciled in the body of His flesh, through death (Col. 1:21,22). NO OTHER BIBLE WRITER HAS SO MUCH TO SAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF CHRIST. This unity is the result of the grace of God and the Christ-centered focus of our church family. In fact, even at Pentecost, when the death of Christ had become a historical fact, its full accomplishments were not yet revealed or proclaimed. There is only one way to be saved and that is by the Grace of God through faith in Jesus Christ. The Apostle Paul Preached The Grace of God and the Kingdom of God! In connection with the larger contributions being made by the Gentile churches to the saints at Jerusalem, he wrote to the Corinthians that along with Titus (sent to collect their contributions) he was sending another brother, who was well known to all the churches and appointed by them to travel with him in taking the gift to Jerusalem: “Avoiding this, that no man should blame us in this abundance which is administered by us: “Providing for honest things [what is honorable] not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men” (II Cor. He did not preach the gospel of the kingdom. To the believer this evidence should be conclusive that Paul was God’s chosen vessel, raised up especially to proclaim the message and program of grace. He preached the gospel of the grace of God. They were all FILLED with the Spirit (Acts 2:4). Notice how this Gospel of Grace was exclusive to Paul’s ministry; nowhere else in Scripture is that Gospel message mentioned. Saul of Tarsus, that we now know as the Apostle Paul and wrote 13 Epistles ,Romans through to Philemon,was persecuted and put in prison because was preaching The Gospel of The Grace of God. When Jews and religious proselytes at Pisidian Antioch received Paul’s proclamation of salvation through Christ, without the law, he and Barnabas “persuaded them to continue in the grace of God” (13:38,39,43). Paul’s calling as an apostle to the Gentiles was also reinforced by the original apostles.In his letter to the church in Galatians, Paul wanted the Galatians to know that they didn’t need to follow the Law of Moses to be saved.The gospel he preached to them was … know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? Paul--the murderer of Christians who became a martyr. It was Paul's Gospel because he received it directly from the Lord by divine revelation. Under such Spirit-controlled conditions it would be superfluous to caution one to regard the conscience of another. “Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. In Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit Charles Swindoll looks at the life and spirituality of this most influential apostle. All throughout the NT Scripture we find Paul preaching both the idea of grace and the kingdom. 1:12-16). Peter, James, and John are not mentioned in Acts 20:24, Romans 2:16, Romans 16:25, 1 Timothy 1:11, or 2 Timothy 2:8. In addition to the issue of “Faith” versus “Works” discussed in Part #3, the gospel preached by Paul differed significantly from the gospel preached by James, Peter, John, and the other authentic Apostles. An examination of the book of Acts reveals a similar comparison. ( Log Out /  Does not all this indicate that the kingdom program had been interrupted and the dispensation of Grace ushered in? Paul was God’s chosen vessel to proclaim grace to humanity and especially to the Gentiles. God designated Paul as the apostle of Grace, finally revealing to the world the mystery He had kept hidden since Creation (Ephesians 3:9). 1 Hearing of the Gospel Romans 10:8-17. of works? Let us consider briefly some of the features of Paul's Gospel. Timothy was exhorted to keep faith “and a good conscience” (I Tim. In fact, we can clearly see from the Bible that Paul was saved by the Gospel of the Grace of God, the same Gospel by which we are saved today. 1:10-12). Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Misunderstanding this gospel distinction is the cause of so much confusion about salvation. 1:12-16). In the same way the apostle was keenly aware of conscience, and taught others to be so. And we could go on and on adding up the evidence that “the dispensation of the grace of God” was indeed committed especially to Paul to make known to us. Here are three tips we can learn about sharing the gospel from Paul's example. to testify to the gospel of the grace of God." The Greek word for grace is charis. “I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ” (II Tim. This is what we see Paul describing now about himself. No. The Apostle Paul, from the outset of the epistle to Galatia, is dealing with the heresy of adding requirements to the Gospel of Grace by faith. This may be the most important message you ever read. The Apostle Paul, from the outset of the epistle to Galatia, is dealing with the heresy of adding requirements to the Gospel of Grace by faith. 3:2) and that it was his “ministry… received of the Lord Jesus” to make known “the gospel of the grace of God” (Acts 20:24). He explores how Paul was uniquely qualified to preach the Gospel, because he understood the extraordinary power of grace. 5:8). Paul, Apostle of Grace: Amazon.sg: Movies & TV Shows. 3:25). 11:13) sent to Gentiles throughout the world. The gospel for our day is the gospel of the grace of God (Acts 20.24). “The law of the Spirit, [that] of life in Christ Jesus, hath made me free from the law of sin and death” (Rom. “What? The Message of Jesus: The Gospel According to Paul: A Bible Study. Resurrection According to My Gospel Did Paul preach ONLY The Gospel containing grace to them? Peter, James, and John are not mentioned in Acts 20:24, Romans 2:16, Romans 16:25, 1 Timothy 1:11, or 2 Timothy 2:8. 3:24), that “where sin abounded grace did much more abound” (Rom. The Prophet Joseph Smith declared, “Paul perfectly understood the purposes of God in relation to His connection with man.” 1 It would therefore be logical to suppose that the Latter-day Saint view of grace, as taught by modern-day prophets, and the teachings found in the writings of the Apostle Paul, when properly understood, are the same. Those great, grand truths which he was commissioned to unfold were the constant subject of his discourse and his letters, and his life and conduct harmonized perfectly with those truths and with the dispensation he ushered in. no other bible writer devotes so large a proportion of his teachings to this subject. "Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures." Let us begin with his proclamation of grace. 6:19,20). Paul had a double ministry, and wrote of himself as minister of the Gospel and minister of the church (Col. 1:23-25). 4:1). Or by depending on no law-keeping, but on Christ — that is, by grace. The following are but a few representative passages: “…reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. This book shows Paul’s invaluable mission given to him by Christ, our Lord. What a challenge!3, This is why the Apostle Paul has so much to say about the operation of the Spirit now and about our spiritual life and conduct now in this time of Christ’s rejection. Paul wrote far more about grace than any other Bible writer. And wherever the Spirit of God propelled him to go, he led people to Jesus. In his own words, he describes himself as: “I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day. Part of the reason some believe the apostle Paul changed what Jesus taught is the perception that Paul’s teaching on grace means that obeying God’s law is no longer required. Paul, The Apostle of Grace: The Man to Whom Christ Gave the Final Gospel - Kindle edition by Litzman, Warren, Seward, James (Jim), Ferraro, Teresa. This death was not a suicide, the result of an accident, or the punishment of a criminal. 6:11-14). 5:10). In chapter 1, verse 6, Paul said, “I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel.” Paul used the terms “Gospel” and “grace” interchangeably. Paul in First Corinthians chapter 15 explains that his gospel is the acceptance as true certain facts that he was taught by the 12 apostles. 5:20) that grace might reign (5:21). How all this cumulative evidence marks Paul as the one especially raised up of God to make known the particular truths for the present dispensation! Paul wasted no time making his point in his letter to the Galatian Christians. Paul’s salutations include the writer, the recipient, and the greeting proper, which follows the style of other letters of his time. Prime. It is the same with the Old Testament types of our Lord’s death. God needed someone resolute and bold, even brazen, yet a servant leader to bring in the new gospel after Christ’s Cross provided salvation and spiritual change. More than a biography; Paul, Apostle of Grace is a Bible study of Paul's gospel of grace and God's ultimate plan from the beginning, including chapter reviews. He was sent forth to proclaim “the gospel of the grace of God” (Acts 20:24). His missionary journeys took him through Antioch, Syria, Turkey, and Greece. The crucifixion takes on a new and wonderful meaning. It is better to zoom out – so to speak – and view the big picture. 9:1). We'd like to help. 11:26). The word "gospel" means "good news", and "grace" means "good will, loving kindness, unmerited favor". He was God’s great example of grace, the “chief of sinners” saved by grace (1 Tim. Paul described himself as set apart for the gospel of God and called to be an apostle and a servant of Jesus Christ. His letters form the bulk of what we today call the New Testament, and in those letters he used the Greek word charis, most often translated “grace,” approximately 100 times. When Paul preached to the Jews he “proved” to them first of all that the Lord Jesus Christ was Messiah. While in no way a contradiction of prophecy, this secret was nevertheless not to be found in the sayings or writings of any who had preceded him—not even in veiled language.6 Moreover, the revelation of “this mystery” brought with it a revolutionary change in message and program, a new dispensation. “I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.” (Acts 20:24) “I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ” (I Tim. We have peace through the blood of His Cross (Col. 1:20). Paul understood simply that acceptance or belief in these facts was the good news and if you believe them you were saved unless this news was untrue in the first place. He preached the gospel of the grace of God. It accomplishes this first by making us humble. Whole law, or no law. 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