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How does grace increase as sin increases?


The law was brought in so that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace increased all the more, so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase?  Romans 5:20-6:1
            God presented the law to Moses to point out what’s right and wrong.  Now suddenly, the people had a standard for righteousness.  They understood sin.  Instead of leaving sin punishable, God provided a way through sacrifice and temple ceremonies to have the sins forgiven temporarily.  As sins rose, because of Satan’s temptations and the ungodliness of the world increased, so did God’s grace to allow people to be forgiven.  There seemed to be no limit to how much grace God would show, even as sins went on the rise.
            Now we can’t take advantage of that grace and say, “Oh, I’ll go ahead and sin because God will graciously forgive me.”  We can’t take advantage of that grace, but appreciate it and work hard to please the one who shows us so much love.