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Does Grace Lead To Apathy?

Posted By Tullian Tchividjian On October 14, 2012 @ 7:26 pm In Uncategorized | 8 Comments

The gripping testimony below is one more living example that grace (not law) changes hearts and moves people to do more, not less.

Pictures of Grace | Bryan & Mandy Robinson [1] from Coral Ridge | LIBERATE [2] on Vimeo [3].


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8 Comments To "Does Grace Lead To Apathy?"

#1 Pingback By Links I Like | Blogging Theologically On October 15, 2012 @ 4:01 am

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#2 Comment By Paul St Jean On October 15, 2012 @ 4:13 am

Pastor
The work you do is appreciated. Give em Grace in NYC, we can never get enough. Every generation and people group needs to hear the gospel over and over again. Not because God is not able to keep us, but because as the young lady mentioned we forget. And God help us when we forget what Jesus did for us.

#3 Comment By Steve Martin On October 15, 2012 @ 7:09 am

We just don’t believe it.

So we do need to hear it over and over and over. And we need to receive His Supper (which He commanded that we do), over and over and over.

#4 Comment By helena On October 16, 2012 @ 1:08 am

No, the law eventually leads to apathy dear friend, because we will realize, sooner or later, how we fall short of it.
Grace motivates obedience because only love can be what motivates someone to give God their all, not because they have to, but because they get to.

#5 Comment By anonymous On October 16, 2012 @ 8:10 am

Amen. Praise be to God that He is awakening so many! We are overcoming by the blood of the Lamb and the word of our testimony! (Rev 12:11)

Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, who alone works wonders. And blessed be His glorious name forever; and may the whole earth be filled with His glory. Amen, and Amen! (Ps72:18-20)

We ought to give thanks always too for all of our committed faithful teachers – who day by day, are faithful to the Lord and His truth, even as the Lord ever more inspires.How He loves us! I think of my own pastor, faithfully teaching all the Word year after year, and then God enlightened my eyes, mind, heart! He is very Great!

Let us pray!

and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Rom 5:5

#6 Comment By Steve Martin On October 16, 2012 @ 1:47 pm

Grace can lead to anything.

That’s why we still need God’s law, also. To keep us from thinking that we are doing alright on our own.

#7 Comment By Paul St Jean On October 17, 2012 @ 4:13 am

Pastor
My neighbor constantly insists (7th Day Adventist) we need more than Grace because we will take advantage of the goodness of God and sin. I say Faith alone she says yes but.
I believe is all a matter of the distinction of the Law and Grace as Tullian preaches.
Give us Grace and the Law but make sure we know the difference.

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[1] Pictures of Grace | Bryan & Mandy Robinson: http://vimeo.com/43633716

[2] Coral Ridge | LIBERATE: http://vimeo.com/liberatecoralridge

[3] Vimeo: http://vimeo.com