Is it possible for believers to live in such a way that they can earn the favor of God, or to do more than the minimum requirement, so that their surplus merit can be dispensed to others as they have need? This is the teaching of some churches, but we see that it is not in accord with what the Bible says; that even if you could live perfectly, you would only be doing your duty before God - you wouldn’t earn anything from Him.


Shaun Bryant

Shaun has been Pastor at Grace Church in Modesto since late 1993. His journey to the fellowship took him through churches of various persuasions, during which time he became convinced of a call to the ministry and also of a Reformed view of the Scriptures. Shaun completed his studies for the ministry at Westminster Seminary in California. He is married with 3 children.

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