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Sermons by Mike SmithA look at some spiritual insights from the Bible and the words to the song.

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  • This song is very well known.
  • There are many different verses written for this song.
  • Let us focus on how we can worship God and be edified better when we sing this song in praise to Him.1 Cor. 14:15

3. Verse 1, Part 1

  • Amazing grace! How sweet the sound! That saved a wretch like me!
  • Gods grace is amazingly sweet when we perceive what its power is able to do.
    • Enabled Jesus to die for us1 Jn. 4:10,19
    • Causes Jesus blood to save us
    • Rom. 5:9; Eph.1:7
    • Can change us from wretchedness to righteousness through our Lord Jesus!
    • 1 Timothy 1:14-16; 2 Cor. 5:21

4. Verse 1, Part 2

  • I once was lost, but now Im found; was blind, but now I see.
  • When we obey Jesus, we become saved and in Christ.Heb. 5:9; 2 Tim. 2:10; Gal. 3:27
  • In sin we are spiritually lost and blind.Luke 19:10; 2 Cor. 4:4
  • If we live in Christ we can see and be found by Him.Rev. 3:17-18; 1 Pet. 2:25

5. Verse 2, Part 1

  • Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, And grace my fears relieved.
  • Gods grace has many parts.1 Pet. 4:10
  • Gods grace teaches us.Titus 2:11-12
  • This grace tells us who to fear.Mt. 10:28
  • His grace relieves the wrongful fears.
  • 2 Tim. 1:7; 1 Jn. 4:18
  • Let us, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus!2 Tim. 2:1

6. Verse 2, Part 2

  • How precious did that grace appearThe hour I first believed!
  • If we have tasted and seen, to us the Lord truly is gracious!1 Pet. 2:3; Ps. 119:103
  • Jesus is very precious to us when we believe.1 Pet. 2:6-10
  • We revel in the awe of Gods grace when we understand what it does.Rom.5:15,21

7. Enjoy Gods G-R-A-C-E It Really Is Amazing!

  • You can have
  • G ods
  • R iches
  • A t
  • C hrists
  • E xpense
    • Hear and BelieveRomans 10:17
    • Repent of sinActs 2:38
    • Confess JesusActs 8:37
    • Be baptized into JesusRomans 6:3-6

8. 9.

  • Tonight, we study the last 3 verses ofAmazing Grace .
  • I found them in Sacred Selections For The Church.
  • As we study let us work to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him belong the glory both now and forever. Amen.2 Peter 3:18

10. Verse 3

  • Thru many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come; Twas grace that brot me safe thus farAnd grace will lead me home.
  • We all have been through dangers and snares.2 Tim. 2:26; Jn. 8:34
  • Through Jesus we can overcome them all.Phil. 4:13; 1 Cor. 15:57
  • At Judgment, He will lead us home.
  • Jn. 14:1-3; Acts 1:9-11; 1 Thes. 4:16-18

11. Verse 4, Part 1

  • The Lord has promised good to me, His word my hope secures;
  • Gods promises are unfailing.Heb. 6:18
  • He promises good to His children.
  • Jer. 29:11; 1 Jn. 2:25
  • His holy Word should secure our hopes.
  • Heb. 11:1, 6

12. Verse 4, Part 2

  • He will my shield and portion beAs long as life endures.
  • He is the eternal God!Isaiah 57:15
  • Like Abraham, He is MY shield and portion.Gen. 15:1; Heb. 13:5
  • Our faith and resolve should be this strong.Rom. 4:10-16, 23-25

13. Verse 5

  • When weve been there ten thousand years, Bright shining as the sun; Weve no less days to sing Gods praise Than when we first begun.
  • Heaven is an eternal, unfading reward.
  • 1 Pet. 1:3-5
    • God is preparing it and us right now.
  • Jn. 14:1-3; 2 Cor. 5:1-5; Heb.2:12; Rev.15:3
  • We shall have no worry of needs.
  • Revelation 22:14, 17

14.

  • Come to Jesus and allow His saving grace to amaze and bless you.Ephesians 2:4-10
  • He does one come to Jesus?
    • By hearing and believingJn. 6:45
    • By repentanceActs 11:18
    • By confessing JesusRom. 10:10
    • Be being baptizedActs 22:16