Posts Tagged ‘ Grace ’

VerseD: Colossians 4:6

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.

Colossians 4:6, ESV

As we were once enemies of God, we remember that others are not in their right mind when apart from Christ. May we show them and each other the grace we received from our God and those older in the faith.

VerseD: Hebrews 4:16

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 4:16, ESV

No one can see the face of God and live.

That is, unless we have a High Priest who made a way for us – by grace through faith in His death and resurrection – to draw near to God.

VerseD: John 14:6

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

John 14:6, ESV

There is only one way to salvation, to reconciliation with God, and that is by grace through faith in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Let us be bold in sharing this truth with the world.

VerseD: Isaiah 53:5

But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.

Isaiah 53:5, ESV

We deserved punishment and death for our rebellion against God, but Jesus took our penalty, as prophesied 700 years earlier.

VerseD: Romans 3:23-24

for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus

Romans 3:23‭-‬24, ESV

We are all guilty of putting Jesus on the cross through our own sinful Avondale and desires, but it is that cross and His grace that has redeemed us from wrongdoing and God’s wrath.

VerseD: Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Galatians 5:22‭-‬23, ESV

We are not saved because we can demonstrate love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. These are the evidence we have been saved by grace through faith in Christ.

VerseD: Matthew 5:4

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”

Matthew 5:4, ESV

We mourn our sin, and we are comforted by Christ’s grace and love. We then mourn the sin of the world and carry that grace and love to others.

VerseD: Psalm 121:2

My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 121:2, ESV

Our Maker – who made everything – wants to give us all His love, wisdom, and grace to help us through this life and into the next.

Trust in God.

VerseD: Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love

Ephesians 4:2 ESV

We all have sinful pasts, so let us show grace and love, remembering where we come from and that God has done the same for us.

VerseD: Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 6:23, ESV

We all have sinned. We all deserve death.

Yet, our God is full of grace, mercy, and forgiveness, shown through the cross of Jesus Christ. Our faith in Him is what grants us eternal life.