Because of Jesus, Grace Superabounds and Surpasses Sin

Glimar "Glem" Melo:

“United to Christ by faith, we have been transferred from the old Adamic age dominated by sin and into the new Messianic age dominated by superabounding grace… Therefore, fellow believers in Christ, let us forsake sin and live as free persons… in superabounding grace, righteousness and life!” – Pastor Glem Melo

Originally posted on Glimar | Glem | Melo:

Medieval book illustration of Christ Exorcising the Gerasenes demoniac

Medieval book illustration of Christ Exorcising the Gerasenes demoniac

Now the law came in to increase the trespass, but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more, so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. (Romans 5:20-21)

The law cannot save us. In fact, Paul teaches us that it even increases our guilt before God. But the life, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ caused such a radical and permanent change in human history that, where sin used to increase and dominate, God’s grace is now superabounding and surpasses sin.

The word of the Lord comforts and assures us. Because of Jesus, we have forgiveness of sins and freedom from the slavery of sin and death. United to Christ by faith, we have been transferred from the old Adamic age dominated by sin and into…

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