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Titus 2

Titus 2:11-12
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age.

 
C.S. Lewis was once asked what set Christianity apart from all the religions of the world. He said, “Oh, that’s easy, it’s grace.” In every religion, you have to earn your way. But in Christianity the way is opened as a gift. We call that grace. Undeserved favor and kindness.
 
Some may say, “That’s too easy! Doesn’t that undercut a sense of responsibility?” Logic would have you think so. That logic is what Pastor Bryan Chapell calls the math of the mind, but he says there is a chemistry of the heart that’s greater. The math of the mind says, “I don’t have to. Therefore, I won’t.” However, the chemistry of the heart says, “You did that for me? Therefore, I will.” When you’ve been shown grace, something happens in your heart. It’s a chemistry that produces a reaction that math knows nothing of.
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