Grace – is a gift of favor (love) that can’t be earned and we don’t deserve
His grace saved us, redeemed us, blessed us, and healed us
His grace is his love in action. We were all lost causes, but grace rescued us
John 1:16-17 And of His fullness we have all received, and grace for grace. 17 For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
We freely received grace, but it cost Jesus his life
Jesus laid down his life so we could live
John 10:10 The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
Lamentations 3:22-24 Through the Lord’s mercies (grace) we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. 23 They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. 24 “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul “Therefore I hope in Him!”
2. By Grace I Am What God Said I Am and I Will Be What He Said I Can Be
Rom 12:2 Don’t conform to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, to prove what is that good, acceptable and perfect will of God.
Eph 2:8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God
Like any gift you have to reach out by faith and receive it to enjoy the benefits of it
James 4:6-8 But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”
We have a Father by grace who will always be with us and help us
We don’t have to do life alone, we have his AMAZING GRACE!