Source Salvation leads to good works. Titus 3:4-7
Motivation Instead of comparing ourselves to one another…
Motivation …we compare ourselves to Christ. We all fall short of the glory of God.
Result Instead of being in competition with each other which separates…
Result …we have a compassion for one another that reconciliates. Ephesians 4:32
The Offence of Grace “It’s not fair!” “I deserve…” 1089.5107 Grace doesn’t keep score.
Whom are we trying to impress? Church Family Friends Ourselves God
Self-Awareness is Required Watch yourself! (Gal. 6:1) Do not be deceived! (Gal. 6:3 and 7) Test your actions! (Gal. 6:4) Take a spiritual inventory of your heart.
Our Harvest Sowing and Reaping of day-to-day choices.
Paul’s Example Death to our flesh brings eternal life in Christ! = John 15:13
Apply 1.Are there areas in my life where I am keeping score with others? 2.Whom in my life do I feel competitive with instead of compassionate towards? 3.Whom might I be trying to impress with the good that I do? 4.Where should I anticipate a harvest in my life as a result of seeds planted in the flesh or the Spirit?