A lie has many faces.
Its father, the devil, knows that once a lie is repeated often enough, it begins to sound like the truth;
A half-truth hides a half-lie.
Because of this, he has used the preaching of God’s grace to embed the idea of easily attaining Salvation.
…by grace you have been saved… Ephesians 2.5
As if God’s grace excludes the discipline (righteousness) of the Kingdom of God.
It’s as if I believed and confessed: Now that I have found God’s grace I can enjoy the world without fear of losing my Salvation,
As if my Salvation was guaranteed because of the Grace of God.
Does God’s grace permit Christians to live without justice, mercy and the faith of the Kingdom of God?
Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone. Matthew 23.23
Does God’s grace give Christians the freedom to enjoy the works of the flesh? Galatians 5.19
Does it give them the freedom to deny turning the other cheek? Matthew 5.39
Does it give them the freedom to deny forgiving someone? Matthew 6.15
Does it give them the freedom not to deny themselves? Matthew 16.24
Does it give them the freedom to deny taking up their cross? Matthew 16.24
Does it give them the freedom to not put up with insults, persecutions and lies? Matthew 5.11
In other words, does it give them the freedom to walk down the easy path