Author: Ron Graham

The Ancient Order

Chart 5, Saved by Grace
—The ancient order (The Way)

One of six charts analyzing the ancient order revealed in the gospel of Christ.

13 God's grace makes us right before him


In Christ, people are accepted by God (Ephesians 1:6 KJV)
(1) Reckoned worthy of the kingdom (2Thessalonians 1:5)
(2) Made righteous as a gift by faith (Romans 3:21-28)
(3) But not by faith alone (James 2:21-24, 1John 3:7)

14 God's grace sets us apart for him


Chosen by the sanctifying work of the Spirit (1Peter 1:2)
(1) Cleansed through the blood of Christ (Hebrews 9:11-14)
(2) Sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 1:13-14)
(3) Christ's Intercession for us (Romans 8:26-27,34, Hebrews 7:25)

15 God's grace liberates us unto him


A purchased possession of God (Ephesians 1:14)
(1) No more slaves but sons and heirs (Romans 6:6, Romans 8:14-17)
(2) Our bodies a living and holy sacrifice (Romans 12:1-2)
(3) Our bodies a temple of God (1Corinthians 6:19-20)

"Rightly dividing the word of truth" (2Timothy 2:15).