Grace can be defined as God’s unmerited favor, an unmerited demonstration of God’s love. It is God’s free action for the benefit of His people who are deserving of death because all of us have sinned (Romans 3:23, 6:23) But God offers us a pardon (Grace).
Jesus death burial and resurrection can be our salvation, only if we accept it. (John 3:16)
Grace is the power of God to do for us what we cannot ever do for ourselves. Jesus says, “…without me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5)
One of the beautiful examples of grace in the old testament of the Bible is when Moses took the Children of Israel out of Egypt and into the desert. Soon all the Israelites and all their animals became very thirsty because there was no water to be found. God then told Moses to strike a specific rock and He (God) would give the people water. This water that came out of the rock demonstrates the grace of God flowing out for all who choose to drink. This water also caused the land to blossom which provided not just water for their animals but food also. Without this water, without God’s grace the people would have died. Christ is the Rock, He is the Living Water, but it is up to us to choose to accept this gift or reject it.
God’s grace does not stop at our physical needs, He has supplied us with all the spiritual help we will ever need. His Word contains all that we need to be happy if we would only read it and hide it in our hearts. We can accept just a portion of His grace and live for many years or we can accept all of His grace and live forever.
“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness”. 1John 1:9
Let us remember this grace of our God all through our day. Let us allow Him to supply all our physical and spiritual needs by asking for this grace. If we do this often, soon it will become as natural and necessary to us as breathing is.
May God’s grace be with you.
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