The 5G Christian: Gracious

John 1:14 ESV

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Introduction: What should our church look like?

1. The  greatness  of grace

John 1:14

2. The  need  for grace

a. To  receive  grace

John 1:16

b. To  give  grace

Colossians 4:6

Proverbs 15:1

3. Five people who  need our grace 

  • Colossians 3:12
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:14–15
  • Charles Morrison:  “The Christian church is a society of sinners. It is the only society in the world where membership is available only to those who aren’t qualified.”

4. How to  live out  grace

a. Grace to  overcome 

  • Philippians 4:13
  • James 4:6

b. Grace to  forgive 

  • Ephesians 4:32

c. Grace to  love 

  • 1 John 4:7

d. Grace to  challenge 

  • Proverbs 27:6

This week I will identify the people in my life that I need to be gracious with and I will choose to do one of the following: admonish, encourage, help, be patient, do good

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