How God Treats Sinners
When Billy Graham was driving through a small southern town, he was stopped by a policeman and charged with speeding. Graham admitted his quilt, but was told by the officer that he would have to appear in court.
The judge asked, "Guilty, or not guilty?" When Graham pleaded guilty, the judge replied, "That'll be ten dollars -- a dollar for every mile you went over the limit."
Suddenly the judge recognized the famous minister. "You have violated the law," he said. "The fine must be paid--but I am going to pay it for you."
He took a ten dollar bill from his own wallet, attached it to the ticket, and then took Graham out and bought him a steak dinner! "That," said Billy Graham, "is how God treats repentant sinners!"
Let's being reading in verse 11
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say "No" to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope--the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.
Amazing Grace written by John Newton is the song of every blood brought, redeemed child of God.
Once I was blind but now by the grace of God, the Amazing, wonderful grace of God I see!
Grace has been defined in many ways but I think it can be define by three big words.
The first word is justice. Justice is God giving us what we do deserve. Friend don't demand to be given justice for if you do you will die and go to hell.
The next word is mercy. Mercy is God not giving us what we deserve. And that is the glorious news of the gospel. We don't have to go to hell.
The next word is grace. God is God giving us what we don't deserve. He gives us His love. He gives us His fullness. He gives us His forgiveness. His ri ...
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