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GRACE IN WHICH WE STAND
When we think of grace, we think of the favor of God. We
are told that
is God's unmerited gift toward each one of us.
is nothing you can do to receive God's grace. Salvation is His
given in love to you.
does grace stop at the point when you receive Jesus as your Savior?
it is His grace that flows over your life each moment, bringing hope
an enormous sense of peace and security.
is because grace given from God is founded in love, love that is
seasonal or temporary. It is the very love Jesus displayed at
Grace is His loving intent directed toward each one of us.
when we think of grace, we also think of God's goodness.
Romans, the apostle Paul tackles this issue. He wants us to grasp a
picture of God's grace in our lives. To do this he uses the
"this grace in which we stand" (Romans 5:2).
the believer, living in God's grace is all consuming. You can't walk
from His grace, because this is the way God thinks, responds, and
us - through the eyes of grace. We live in a sphere of grace,
by His goodness.
when disappointments come, they are sheltered by the grace of God.
is a realm of God's favor in which you walk. It is not found
nor does everyone walk in it, only those who accept Jesus
as their personal Savior.
is through this gift of grace that we have access to God the Father.
when you think of your life before God, think of the way He wraps you
His loving care. Sure there are moments when you feel distracted from
Sin captures your attention or a sense of loneliness redirects your
there are no variables with God. He remains the same, just as
love toward you remains constant. Every good thing that comes your
is an act of His grace. Every answer to prayer is His personal
to your need.
grace washes over your life like sunlight on a cloudless day. Hurt
pain, while they may invade, cannot change the presence of God's
Grace is not dependent on circumstances.
operation of grace is not less or more because you did or did not do
certain thing. Grace is a gift and always will be. We stand in its
for now. One day we will walk its streets.
© 1997 November IN TOUCH magazine
TOUCH MINISTRIES¨, ITM, Inc.
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