Understanding Grace

March 25, 2016 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Easter 2016

Topic: Easter 2016 Passage: Luke 23:32–23:43

UNDERSTANDING GRACE
Christ Proclamation Church
Luke 23:32-43
Sunday, March 25, 2016

Sermon Theme: Jesus Christ is the sinless Son of God who willingly endured the wrath of God so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. One Crucified criminal encountered Jesus on Good Friday and came to understand grace, the undeserved gift of eternal life in Paradise with Him.

          I.        THE CONTEXT OF CALVARY

                       A.    The Inconsistencies of Calvary– (Luke 23:32-34)

                       B.    The Consistency of Calvary– (Luke 23:35-38)

          II.     THE CONTRAST OF CALVARY

                       A.    The First Criminal – (Luke 23:39)

                       B.    The Second Criminal – (Luke 23:40-42)

                               1. The Change of Heart - (Matthew 27:44)

                               2. The Fear of God - (v.40)

                               3. The Ownership of Sin - (v.41a)

                               4. The Acceptance of Judgement - (v.41b)

                               5. The Righteousness of Christ - (v.41c)

                               6. The Confession of Faith - (v.42a)

                               7. The Plea for Grace - (v.42b)

          III.     THE CONVERSION AT CALVARY

                       A.    The Glory of Grace - (Luke 23:43a)

                       B.    The Promise of Paradise - (Luke 23:43b)

 

                       

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