The Unmerited Favor of God

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“Grace,” according to the dictionary, is the unmerited favor of God toward mankind. The word “grace” is used over 170 times in the New Testament alone. Grace is not bought. It is a free gift of almighty God to needy mankind. When I picture Jesus Christ dying on the cross, I see the free gift of God’s grace in Christ reconciling the world unto Himself. I sing with the songwriter, “Amazing grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am found, was blind, but now I see.” Your human mind, with its philosophy of an equal return for favors done, can hardly comprehend the full meaning of this grace of God. But when you catch, by the inspiration of God, its full meaning, you will leave the limits of human reasoning and revel in the spiritual riches of divine truth and privilege.

Yes, the grace of God is a reality. Thousands have tried, tested, and proved that it is more than a cold creed, a docile doctrine, or a tedious theory. The grace of God has been tested in the crucible of human experience, and has been found to be more than an equal for the problems and sins of humanity.

Prayer for the day

Lord, this day help me to come to a more full and abundant awareness of Your bountiful grace. Stimulate me to serve You.

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39 Comments

  1. Cathy Dunnagan says:

    Have a blessed day today.

  2. Walter Sisk says:

    I have loved and followed Billy Graham since I was a small boy growing up in an orphanage in NC. , Kennendy Home It was a Baptist home. I just want you all to know he saved me from a lot of bad circumstances. Thank you Billy you are truly a blessing in my life. Praise God.

  3. Mrs. Victor says:

    I love Billy Graham. He delivers the message of salvation in Christ Jesus in a clear and powerful way that I admire.

  4. Rick Wilson says:

    I notice in the comment section that there are often comments left by our African brothers & sisters; I pray YHWH God will richly bless all believers in Africa to find a truer source of light in these end times, so that they may truly be armoured with the grace that was granted ALL of my mankind; and, to resist the evil & lies prevalent throughout most organized religion, including this one.

  5. Prince jackie says:

    Let us go ahead with the word of god

  6. mmakgomo martha seloba says:

    I thank God for his grace. Pray with me to do the works of God with all my heart and hear God talk to me, to be a more prayerful woman, and have faith.

  7. THOMAS MBALEKELWA MVALO says:

    Please pray for me to receive successful life