Was the Apostle Paul just trying to sound humble and self-demeaning when he referred to himself as the worst of sinners in 1 Timothy 1:15? If he was sincere, if he really was a â€śblasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponentâ€ť of Christ, then why didn't Jesus just crush him like a bug? Why would Jesus instead show him overflowing grace?
You and I might wonder the same questions about our own situations. Why would Jesus show us grace when we have shown Him such ugly rebellion? Maybe the answer to that question has more to do with Him than with us.
1 Timothy 1:12-17 is such a moving passage. Join Pastor Larry McCall as we look at this passage and consider God's overflowing grace to the worst of sinners.
Pastor Larry McCall is the Lead Pastor at Christ's Covenant Church in Winona Lake, Indiana, where he has served as a pastor since 1981. In addition to pastoring, he enjoys speaking at retreats and conferences across the United States and abroad as the Lord opens doors. He has written a...