Because of Jesus, Grace Superabounds and Surpasses Sin

“United to Christ by faith, we have been transferred from the old Adamic age dominated by sin and into the new Messianic age dominated by superabounding grace… Therefore, fellow believers in Christ, let us forsake sin and live as free persons… in superabounding grace, righteousness and life!” – Pastor Glem Melo

New Hope

By Pastor Glem Melo

Now the law came in to increase the trespass, but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more, so that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. (Romans 5:20-21)

The law cannot save us. In fact, Paul teaches us that it even increases our guilt before God. But the life, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ caused such a radical and permanent change in human history that, where sin used to increase and dominate, God’s grace is now superabounding and surpasses sin.

The word of the Lord comforts and assures us. Because of Jesus, we have forgiveness of sins and freedom from the slavery of sin and death. United to Christ by faith, we have been transferred from the old Adamic age dominated by sin and into the new Messianic age dominated by…

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About New Hope

We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.
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