Cheap Grace Research Paper

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"Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession, absolution without personal confession. Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer Grace is a direct gift from God. It play’s a huge role in discipleship. Grace is Gods divine ability: it is by grace we were saved. “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:” Ephesians 2:8 Grace empowers men for service (Discipleship) Throughout the word of God, we see many examples of God empowering men for service. Remember How God empowered Esther to win the heart of the King? What about when He used Gideon? God is forever willing to empower us for service. As a disciple, we must be disciplined. To be disciplined is too be empowered. God’s grace is the strength that initiates performance!…show more content…
As a disciple, we are to lead. Just as Moses led the Israelites out of slavery and God used him to part the red sea, Joshua lead the battle of Jericho leading the Israelites into the promised land. God’s empowerment and enablement always leads to divine happenings. Our call is to lead men and women to Jesus. Leadership and Discipleship is a God duo! We can find many examples in the word of God: regarding leadership. Leading with sound direction and wisdom is key to every move of God: consider Solomon. Child of God you are called to lead! All of creation is standing in expectation for you to rise and take your rightful place. Our life itself is a pulpit. What are you
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