Sermon Notes Mark 14:27-72, Restoring Grace - Good News About Grace

Lam 5:21

What causes believers to fall away?

  1. Overconfidence - v.29
  2. Laziness - not maintaining relationships - v.37 (Mark 8:38 - don't be ashamed)
  3. Fear of disapproval - v.54a
  4. Convenience - v.54b
God's response: Rom 8:1

Why doesn't reject believers when we sin?
  1. His love is unconditional - Lam 3:22
  2. Salvation isn't based on our performance - Titus 3:5
  3. Jesus has already taken our punishment - 1 John 2:2
  4. Jesus understands our human weaknesses - Heb 4:15
  5. God doesn't bear grudges - Ps 109:9-13, Jer 3:22
What should I do when I sin?
Jer 15:19, Is 1:18, Is 54:7, Ps 51:12


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