I will never completely understand God's grace, why He would give us grace, mercy, and love when we live and act the way we do. We surely do not love Christ as He loves us, we truly do not give grace and mercy to one another as He gives it to us.
Of all the blessings I have received in my life, God’s grace is one I continue to receive daily, I don’t deserve it but God gives it to me.
Even those who reject Christ receive grace and mercy, for God provides for them, as He does all of us, whatever we have it is from God.
Here in America, we are totally living in the grace, mercy, and love of God, we of all people on this earth should be grateful, humble and God-honoring in how we live, but we are the exact opposite.
We have become a nation of people who believe we are entitled to anything we want, we are prideful and we do not even acknowledge God exists until we are in need.
We deserve nothing good, for none of us are good, yes at times we do good things, but not always, we complain far more than we compliment, we curse more than we bless, we ask for more than we give, we think more about ourselves than others, we build our kingdom, seek our own good far more than we do the kingdom of Christ.
This is why I say, of all the blessings I have received in my life, God’s grace is one I continue to receive daily.
His grace and mercy are what sustains us all right now.
I could stay on my knees all day and thank God for His grace, and never move or catch up with thanking Him, or I can walk with Him daily in obedience and give Him all the glory and honor in all I do. I could speak of His grace forever, but if you have never received the gift of salvation, through faith by grace then we need to talk, for you won’t understand.
You and I have received far more than our share of God’s grace, if Christ is your Lord and Savior, His grace alone is more than we deserve, let us not only live in His grace, walk in His grace and be receivers of His grace, let us be givers of His grace, let us be telling of His grace and in all we do may our lives be portraits of His grace.
God’s word says this:
“Indeed, we have all received grace upon grace from his fullness, for the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.”John 1:16-17 CSB
“With great power, the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was on all of them.” Acts 4:33CSB
“But I consider my life of no value to myself; my purpose is to finish my course and the ministry I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of God’s grace.” Acts 20:24CSB
“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. They are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.” Romans 3:23-24CSB
“We have also obtained access through him by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.Romans 5:2 CSB
“Indeed, everything is for your benefit so that, as grace extends through more and more people, it may cause thanksgiving to increase to the glory of God.” 2 Corinthians 4:15CSB
“And God is able to make every grace overflow to you, so that in every way, always having everything you need, you may excel in every good work.”2 Corinthians 9:8 CSB
“And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”Colossians 3:17 CSB
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