“Responding to the Grace of God”
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An Introduction to The Manifold Grace of God
Responding to the Grace of God in Salvation (Ephesians 2:1-10)
“By Grace” ________________________________________________
“Are Saved” ________________________________________________
“Through Faith” ____________________________________________
“Not by Works” ____________________________________________
Responding to the Grace of God in Sanctification (Colossians 2:13-23)
Firm Faith (2:1-5) ____________________________________________
Forgiven (2:13-15) ____________________________________________
No More External Rules (2:16-17, 20-23) _________________________
No More Spiritual Experiences (2:18-19) _________________________
No More Special Knowledge (2:8) _______________________________
“Live in Him (2:6) ____________________________________________
“Severe Mercy” _______________________________________________
Fellowship Bible Church
emphasizes the grace of God
as the motivation for salvation and sanctification.
- I will fully receive the grace of God for my eternal salvation.
- I will daily embrace the grace of God for my ongoing sanctification.
- I will lay my own personal guilt and shame at the foot of the cross, embrace the love of God and walk away committed to loving Jesus.
This Week’s Growth Guide
God’s Word is both central and critical to your spiritual growth. We invite you to utilize the Growth Guide during the week to further your application of the Truth from the message.
- Monday Ephesians 2:1-10
- Tuesday Romans 3:21-31
- Wednesday Colossians 2:1-15
- Thursday Colossians 2:16-23
- Friday Galatians 5:13-26
Home Church Questions
- Briefly share your testimony of when you trusted Christ for Salvation.
- Share about a time when you “received grace” from someone.
- Share about a time when you “offered grace” to someone.
- What kind of things make it hard to offer grace?
- Why is it hard to receive grace?
- Discuss what it means that we do not need more knowledge, rules or experiences to grow spiritually. How is it true that Jesus Christ is all we need?
FELLOWSHIP ON THE RIVER
April 29 | 4:00 p.m. | Toad Suck Park (Pavillion #3)
THIS IS THE LAST SUNDAY TO BUY YOUR FOOD TICKETS!!
Join us at the river for a great afternoon of food (BBQ chicken, hamburgers, and hot dogs), fun (Mini Obstacle Course and Rock Climb Slide for kids), and fellowship!
You can purchase food tickets at the Connection Center, www.fellowshipconway.com/register
or you can pack your dinner and join us at Toad Suck Park!
Nefarious Documentary APRIL 23 | 7:00 p.m. | FELLOWSHIP Join us as we watch this eye opening documentary on human trafficking around the globe.
CYBER SAFETY April 25 | 6:30 – 8:30 P.M. | FELLOWSHIP Parents, Grandparents and students are invited to attend and hear from an experienced panel about the traps and consequences that come with the tech world we live in today.
Family Sunday May 6 | Both Services Family Sunday is something we do every few months as it gives us a chance to come together before the Lord to worship as believers of all ages. Parents and kids. worshipping together is a great way for us as parents and adults to model for our kids what our worship of the Lord looks like on Sunday mornings as we pray, worship, and take part in communion together to remember what Christ has done for us.
Senior Sunday May 6 | 9:00 a.m. Fellowship is celebrating high School seniors and their families as they prepare to graduate. Sunday, May 6, during first service. there will be a senior slide show, prayer, and following the service, lunch for the seniors and their families. If you would like to be part of the slideshow and/or the lunch, please send pictures (5) and your RSVP’s to Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 24. If you have hard copies, please bring them to the ministry office. We look forward to celebrating this milestone with you!
Fellowship Kids Summer Volunteer Team | Summer Session June 3 – August 5 Join our Fellowship Kids team for the summer and help us leave a legacy of faith for our next generation. Whether you are serving in a class, leading worship, or working behind the scenes, you will be leading our kids into a deeper relationship with Christ. Sign up now at fellowshipconway.com/register or Heather McKinney at email@example.com or Heather Fulmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baby Dedication May 13 | Both Services The dedication of babies is a special time for parents to make a commitment before their family and friends to bring up their children in the ways of the Lord. We will have a special baby dedication on Mother’s Day. Contact Lisa at email@example.com if you would like to have your baby dedicated.
Fellowship Kids VBS June 4 – June 8 | 8:30-12 Fellowship Kids VBS is coming this June! Registration now through May 11 for kids who are currently in K-4th grade. Registration fee is $25. Invite a friend, and that friend gets to attend VBS for free! Register at fellowshipconway.com/register.
Feed The Need April 29 | 10-2:00 PM This is a simple way for Fellowship to impact those struggling in our Community. Next Sunday, April 29 go to Kroger or Walmart, purchase items (conwayministrycenter.org for a listing of needed items) and deliver them to the semi truck in the parking lot. It’s that easy! The purchased items will be transported to the Ministry Center to stock their pantry. What a great way to bless people here in Conway.
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