The Sufficient Grace of God by Samuel Burgess

The Sufficient Grace of God
Sammy Burgess
2 Corinthians 12:7-10

Introduction:
The word "Grace" is a tremendous and thrilling word. It is a word that is filled with wonder. The word "Grace" is found at least 150 times in the New Testament.

John Newton described "Grace" as "AMAZING". One song that was written described "Grace" this way: "There's No Other Word For Grace But Amazing."

Every person in this building whether you realize or not has experienced "Grace." For those of you who are Children of God, you have experienced "God's Amazing Grace." "Grace" is a word that is difficult to describe, yet it is easy to experience.

Grace is not something that you earn; it is something that is freely given to you, even when you didn't deserve it.

Now, there is much we could say about the subject of "Grace". What I would like to do for the next few moments is see "Grace" in action. I would like for us to see how Sufficient God's Grace really is; even when life doesn't make sense.

Just suppose that God came to you today and said "I am going to give you something in your life that you won't necessarily like, but it is something that you need. I am not going to take it away from you, but I am going to see you through it all." How would you respond? How would you feel about your life? Would you change the way you feel about God?

We find in the pages of God's Holy Word a man by the name of Paul who was in this very predicament. God had given Paul a "thorn in the flesh." God basically told Paul that he was going to have to live with it for the rest of his life. But at the same time God gave him strength to face it and Paul got victory over it. *In other words, Paul was going to learn how to experience The Sufficient Grace Of God, even when his life didn't make sense.

People are constantly asking "Why am I going through this event in my life?"- - "Why is it that I have to go through what I am going through and so-in-so over there has no pro ...


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