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									Salvation By Grace Through Faith
           Eph 2:8-9




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Salvation By Grace Through Faith
           Eph 2:8-9
  Salvation By Grace
    Through Faith

         Eph 2:8-9
Salvation By Grace Through Faith
           Eph 2:8-9
Noah & The Flood        Gen 6
 A story of salvation
 A depraved world vv. 5-7
   God is personally affected by man’s sin
 Noah = an “exception”       v. 8 Rom 12:2
 God’s plan vv. 13-21
   Specifics sometimes matter    vv. 14-16
Salvation By Grace Through Faith
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Noah & The Flood        Gen 6
 God’s plan    vv. 13-21
   Interested in a covenant with man   v. 18
 Noah’s obedience v. 22
 Noah’s faith Heb 11:7
Salvation By Grace Through Faith
For by grace you have been saved through faith; and
that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a
           Eph 2:8-9
result of works, that no one should boast.
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Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD. Gen 6:8

By faith Noah… Heb 11:7


Thus Noah did; according to all that God
had commanded him, so he did.
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Israel At The Red Sea         Ex 14
 A story of redemption
 A decisive moment vv. 10-12
   Initial trust, reverence 12:27b-28, 35, 50
   A tough moment now…cynicism, doubt
 God’s solution    vv. 13, 16, 21-22, 30
   A “plan” man might not choose Isa 55:8-9
Salvation By Grace Through Faith
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Israel At The Red Sea          Ex 14
 Israel’s faith   Heb 11:29
Salvation By Grace Through Faith
For by grace you have been saved through faith; and
that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a
           Eph 2:8-9
result of works, that no one should boast.
                                          Eph 2:8-9

Stand by & see the salvation of the Lord... Ex 14:13

By faith Israel…    Heb 11:29

The sons of Israel went through the midst of
the sea on the dry land…
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The Battle Of Jericho        Josh 6
 A story of victory
 A tremendous challenge v. 1
 A situation already settled with God      v. 2
    Israel couldn’t have the city just because
     God said He had given it to them
    Jericho would not have been so impressed
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The Battle Of Jericho        Josh 6
 God’s instructions    vv. 3-5, 8-20
    Might not seem rational, “logical”
    Would have been easy to disbelieve, doubt
    One thing for certain  no matter what our
     “opinion” is…God expects His will to be
     respected & obeyed vv. 17-19 7:1-26
 Israel’s faith   Heb 11:30
Salvation By Grace Through Faith
For by grace you have been saved through faith; and
that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a
           Eph 2:8-9
result of works, that no one should boast.
                                          Eph 2:8-9

I have given Jericho into your hand...       Josh 6:2

By faith Israel…    Heb 11:30

They marched…blew the trumpets…
shouted…went straight ahead
Salvation By Grace Through Faith
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Conclusion
 Each story illustrates this powerful truth
    God’s gracious offer
    Man’s faith in what God has said
    Man’s obedience is never negated despite
     the fact God has a gracious offer
    POINT  grace can have conditions
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Conclusion
 We desire salvation…need redemption…
  want victory
 The same “formula” (template) must be
  applied by us to gain God’s gift today
   Aspects we might not fully understand?
   Hard to rationalize in our own minds?
 Salvation By Grace Throughfor YOU
Noah found
  grace
                                    Faith
         God “saved” God’s “gift” God’s “gift”
            Israel    at Jericho
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 Noah had      Israel had    Israel had   Do you have
   faith          faith         faith        faith?

Noah obeyed Israel obeyed Israel obeyed       Will you
4 Built the   4 Had to      4 Had to
                                              obey?
  ark re:       walk          march,      4   Believe
  specs         between       blow,
                                          4   Repent
4 Gathered      the walls     shout,
                of water      respect     4   Confess
  animals                                 4   Baptism
                              the ban
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