Grace In Perilous Times

Grace In Perilous Times

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I King 17:8-16 Sometimes doing the work of the Lord, we can miss the grace of God.

Job 4:2-3 Job friends blame. God is in the business proclaiming.

Psalm 23:6 His goodness(grace) Many times when trouble comes we ask, where is God in all this.

Have we ever stop to ask where am I in this. A lesson from Job’s life was it is knowing God is better than knowing answers. The word grace is mentioned in the Bible some 171 times. Faith – Grace – Peace God’s grace operate with obedience thru faith. The peace you receive is the blessings from the grace God gives.

Grace brings protection forgiveness knowledge wisdom provision completion of His purpose. Sometimes we don’t see the inconvenience that life brings us, is the greatest time to experience God’s grace. Accepting God’s grace means letting go of our goodness and accepting His grace. (good)

“God opposes the proud but shows favor (charis) to the humble.” James 4:6

“God opposes the proud but shows favor (charis) to the humble.” 1 Peter 5:5 2Cor 8:7

But since you excel in everything–in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in the love we have kindled in you –see that you also excel in this grace of giving 2 Timothy 1:9 , but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ

+ 2 Corinthians 8:7 see that you excel in this act of grace also.

+ Ephesians 4:7 But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.

+ John 1:14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth

+ Ephesians 1:7 in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.

+ Colossians 1:6 understood God’s grace.

+ Acts 20:24 Lord Jesus has given me – the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.

+ 2 Corinthians 12:9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”

+ Hebrews 4:16 Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.

+ James 4:6 But He gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

Philemon 1:3 Grace of peace. “Grace is God giving you something you don’t deserve.-Mercy is God withholding something you do deserve.”