Titus 2:11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, 12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; 13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; 14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity (lawlessness) , and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Grace teaches us how to live soberly, godly, and righteously while denying ungodliness and worldly lusts Titus 2:11, 12. Any teaching on grace that teaches slackness, looseness; ungodly, unrestrained living is a perversion of true grace. Grace never promotes:

LASCIVIOUSNESS – total lack of self-restraint; no feeling of shame; no restraint from impurity Jude 4.
LAWLESSNESS – defiance for or disregard for God’s standards, laws and will to the will of self; iniquity; unrighteousness 1 John 3:4.
LICENSE – Liberty used as an occasion to indulge the flesh Galatians 5:13.

Grace frees us to serve not to sin. There are moral standards under grace but we are empowered by grace to meet them. Grace helps us do what we couldn’t do on our own or in our own strength.

true grace teaches


Pastor John Rasicci is the founder and Pastor of Word of His Grace Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where we are building people who are building the Church. Pastor's ministry mission is to help people discover God's dream for their Life, the Local Church, and the Last Days' Harvest. With a strong emphasis on the grace of God and with a prophetic voice, Pastor John preaches and teaches in churches, conferences, and crusades both locally and throughout the world. He has produced books, tapes, and other teaching materials to empower, enable, and equip Believers with the Word of God. Pastor John is married to his wife Candy who with their three children, Krista, Joanna, John Anthony, and two son-in-laws, Matt and Doug, serve together in the ministry. After graduating from Kent State University, Pastor John pursued a career in professional baseball before accepting the call to the ministry. He and his wife, Candy, received their ministry training from Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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