1 Corinthians 9:19-22 says,
“Though I am free and belong to no one, I have made myself a slave to everyone, to win as many as possible. To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win the Jews. To those under the law I became like one under the law (though I myself am not under the law), so as to win those under the law. To those not having the law I became like one not having the law (though I am not free from God’s law but am under Christ’s law), so as to win those not having the law. To the weak I became weak, to win the weak.
The most common attack made against teachers of the gospel of grace is that we are lawless, meaning against the Ten Commandments.
It is an attack that has been made against me since 1991 (26 years).
This attack is nothing new.
It is the same attack made against Paul when he proclaimed the good news of God’s grace.
Like Paul, we do teach that we are not under Law, but under grace (Romans 6:14).
But we do not teach, as we are and Paul in his time was accused, that since we are not under Law then people are free to sin as much as they want.
Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should.
Have you tried to share the good news (gospel) of God's grace with friends, family, and other believers, but have been met with fierce rejection? If you have, know that you are not alone.
Fierce rejection by many in the religious community was the common response to Paul when he shared the good news of God's grace, which he called the mystery of the gospel.