AMAZING GRACE - Sermon 4 Sustaining Grace

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AMAZING GRACE - Sermon 4 Sustaining Grace

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  • 1 PETER 5: 12

    . . . My purpose in writing is to encourage you and assure you that what you are experiencing is truly part of Gods grace for you. Stand firm in this grace.

  • Peter was actually saying:

    My purpose in writing is to encourage and assure you that the grace of God is with you no matter what happens.


  • 1.Sustaining Grace is the power to keep on going when I feel like giving up.There are many pitfalls in the marathon race of life. But you can count on Gods sustaining grace.

  • 2. Sustaining Grace will help you stand firm when tempted.1 Peter 5:81 Corinthians 10:13

  • 3. Sustaining Grace keeps you strong when youre tired.>Life is often exhausting. >Doing the right things requires efforts & strength.

    2 Corinthians 1:21-22

  • 4. Sustaining Grace gives you the power to keep going when you are troubled.>The difficult problem in life that is hard to handle is the unfair one. Troubles that are difficult to handle are problems that are unplanned; unrelenting and undeserved.

  • 5. Sustaining Grace is Gods answer to the painful circumstance in life.God doesnt always rescue usfrom painful situations.*2 Corinthians 11:23-28 2 Corinthians 12:7

  • 6. Sustaining Grace enables us to continue when circumstances dont change.Grace ignites our determinationTo keep going no matter what. Grace releases supernaturalstrength to keep us going.

  • HOW TO GET SUSTAINING GRACE?1.CALL OUT TO GOD. 1 Peter 5:5Cry out to God!As long as you pretend to be self-sufficient, you short circuitGods power in your life.

  • 2. FILL YOUR MIND WITH GODS WORD.David said I am completelydiscouraged. Revive me by YourWord.

    Psalm 19:7 & Psalm 19:8

  • 3. ACCEPT SUPPORT FROM GODS PEOPLE.God never meant for you to gothrough life alone.God intentionally put weaknessesin our lives so we realized howmuch we need each other.


    There are more than 7000 promises of God in the Bible waiting to be claimed.

    When youre going through a problem you cant fix, dont give up, LOOK UP!