What is Grace to you?

Grace1What is your definition of grace? Here are some thoughts on grace to ponder…

“If grace is only unmerited favor, then Jesus never had any.” – Graham Cooke

Yet, the grace of God was upon Jesus….Luke 2:40

Jesus was full of grace and truth…John 1:14

So, what is grace, really?

“Grace is the empowering presence of God that enables you to become the person that He sees when He looks at you.” – Graham Cooke

This is why we are told to grow in grace…2 Pet.3:18

Grace is the empowering presence to live a godly life…Titus 2:11-12

“Grace doesn’t excuse sin, it empowers righteousness…Grace doesn’t overlook sin, it empowers obedience.” Bill Johnson


About Mel Wild

God's favorite (and so are you), a son and a father, happily married to the same beautiful woman for 41 years. We have three incredible adult children. My passion is pursuing the Father's heart in Christ and giving it away to others. My favorite pastime is being iconoclastic and trailblazing the depths of God's grace. I'm also senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in Wisconsin.
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4 Responses to What is Grace to you?

  1. I love that “Grace empowers obedience.” Well said!


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