The Light of Grace
December 15, 2013 Series: Christmas Light!
Scripture: Luke 1:67–1:80
Christmas Light: Luke 1:67-80
Background to the Benedictus
John means God is Gracious.
I. The Grace of God in the incarnation.
"visit" in verses 68 & 78
II. The Grace of God in salvation.
III. The Grace of God in redemption.
verse 68-opening a prison door
IV. The Grace of God in mercy.
verse 72 not giving us what we deserve
V. The Grace of God in steadfast love.
VI. The Grace of God in deliverance
VII. The Grace of God in forgiveness.
verse 77- removal of guilt
> Receive the Light of Grace for salvation!
> Respond to the Light of Grace in service!
> Relinquish your life to the Light of Grace in living a life that is Set Straight!