By SharperIron Jan 29 2013 SanctificationGrace“Grace is more than some benign, sweet syrup poured over us by a God who only says, ‘I love you just as you are; promise me you won’t change a thing.’” 1988 reads There are 6 Comments Titus Aaron Blumer - Tue, 01/29/2013 - 6:19am Titus 2:11-13 Views expressed are always my own and not my employer's, my church's, my family's, my neighbors', or my pets'. The house plants have authorized me to speak for them, however, and they always agree with me. Skeptical of the Methodist's take dmyers - Tue, 01/29/2013 - 4:29pm The Methodist commentator omits from his response that he believes (or at least his denomination insists) that at some point, a genuine Christian's failure to pursue holiness sufficiently results in the loss of salvation. Seems to me that necessarily makes his take on the holiness/grace discussion less appropriate as a counterpoint; he's not necessarily comparing apples to apples. Since when are they handerson - Wed, 01/30/2013 - 8:40am Since when are they different? i think the bottom line Anne Sokol - Wed, 01/30/2013 - 3:48pm is that someone who thinks that "grace" doesn't lead to holiness doesn't understand grace. www.annesokol.com Well said, Anne Pastork - Sun, 02/24/2013 - 11:58am I think Anne head hit the nail on the head. Grace and holiness go together. Scripturally speaking, we can never truly have one without the other. Soli Deo Gloria Reformed Baptist Blog Immanuel Baptist Church Grace teaches Aaron Blumer - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 5:42pm Why I love Titus 2.11-13 so much. The salvation-bringing grace of God teaches us what we must "deny" and what sort of life we ought to strive to live. Views expressed are always my own and not my employer's, my church's, my family's, my neighbors', or my pets'. The house plants have authorized me to speak for them, however, and they always agree with me.