Grace and Inheritance (#1027)

Grace and Inheritance (#1027)

Good morning!. We’re going to continue our series on the Grace of God today, on the topic of Grace and Inheritance. There are a number of places in the Epistles where it says something along the lines that if you do on of these things that is a bad, you won’t have any inheritance and a lot of Christian groups will use that to scare people into behaving well. And, it is true we should behave well, but scaring somebody about losing their inheritance, going through hellfire or something, is not anything that fits at all with the grace of God. And, what we’ll find in these topics, in these sections of scripture, is that it is not talking about born again Christians that will have no inheritance, if they do anything on this list of bad behavior, it is those that are so into the bad behavior that they never get around to getting born again. Those are the ones that get no inheritance, because our inheritance is absolutely guaranteed as part of our new-birth rewards. Dr Wierwille used to talk about so many things come along with the new birth, and one of them is our inheritance. So, let’s get right into the scriptures and see for ourselves. In I Corinthians six…

As taught by Bruce Mahone, 20210829.  All rights reserved.

Verse Listing and Notes

I Corinthians 6:9-11        The unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God – such were some of you

Galations 5:16-25            They that do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God (vs. 21)

Ephesians 1:9-23             We have obtained an inheritance (vs. 11)

The earnest [pledge, guarantee, deposit] (vs. 14)

The riches of the glory of his inheritance (vs. 18)

Ephesians 5:1-5               No one who is an idolater hath any inheritance in the kingdom of God (vs. 5)

Colossians 1:12               The father hath made us meet [qualified us] to be partakers of the inheritance

Colossians 3:23-24         Of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance

I Pet 1:3-4                        An inheritance that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you

Revelation 21:7-8           He that overcometh shall inherit all things – we already are God’s sons! (vs. 7)


Grace and Inheritance (#1027)

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