40 Days of Grace

40 Days of Grace

40 Days of Grace- Day 40

Romans 11:5-6 So to at the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace. And if by grace, then it is no longer by works; if it were, grace would no longer be grace. Well we have made it! 40 Days of reflection on God’s magnificent, all-powerful, transforming grace. He has chosen us to be his remnant in a world where people have rejected his grace and his mercy. We have been chosen, not because of our goodness, but…

40 Days of Grace- Day 39

Acts 15:11 No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are. The great council of the church in Jerusalem which turned the tides of evangelical Christianity in the first century. God’s grace had appeared to the Gentiles and they were coming to faith, being given the gift of grace and the Holy Spirit, and experiencing the transforming power of God’s grace. So often, when that happens, others cannot understand…

40 Days of Grace- Day 38

Psalm 51:1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. When’s the last time you cried out to the Lord for His grace and mercy? In this very famous and important passage of the bible, David cries to God for his grace amidst the devastation of his sin and its consequences. He didn’t run away from God, he didn’t hide from God like Adam and Eve. He knew…

40 Days of Grace- Day 37

2 Chronicles 33:12-13 In his distress he sought the favor of the Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers. And when he prayed to him, the Lord was moved by his entreaty and listened to his plea; so he brought him back to Jerusalem and to his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the Lord is God. Grace and transformation. That’s power of the story of Manasseh, King of Judah. His father, Hezekiah, was a…

40 Days of Grace – Day 36

James 4:6-10 But he gives us more grace. That is why scripture says: “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you. Seems unfair, The rich getting richer and we are the rich! In the story of the talents, the ones who used the talents for the master’s gain were given more and the…

40 Days of Grace- Day 35

Psalm 6:9 The Lord has heard my cry for mercy; the Lord accepts my prayer. One of the issues that we have to deal with in our spiritual life is to remember that God is merciful and full of grace. This means that when we confess our sins God is faithful and just and forgive us our sins. He remembers them no more. The problem is often that we don’t forgive ourselves. We don’t walk in that forgiveness. David sinned…

40 Days of Grace- Day 33

Nehemiah 9:16-20 But they, our forefathers, became arrogant and stiff-necked, and did not obey your commands. They refused to listen and failed to remember the miracles you performed among them. They became stiff-necked and in their rebellion appointed a leader in order to return to their slavery. But you are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Therefore, you did not desert them, even when they cast for themselves and image of a calf…

40 Days of Grace- Day 32

Titus 3:4-7 But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that, having been justified by His grace, we might become heirs having the hope we find of eternal life. Justification and grace. e are…

40 Days of Grace- Day 30

Titus 3:4-7 But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that, having been justified by His grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life. Whew, that scripture is a powerful mouthful…

40 Days of Grace-Day 29

Acts 2:38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Not only is the Son of God the gift of God’s grace but so also is the Holy Spirit. The gift given to every human soul that repents and calls upon Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord receives the gift of God’s grace, the Holy Spirit.…

40 Days of Grace- Day 28

Acts 13:38 Therefore, my brothers, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Everything we preach, teach and proclaim about the Christian life centers on two things: The person and work of the Son of God, Jesus Christ and the magnificent and glorious gift of God’s grace that was bestowed upon humanity through the Son of God, Jesus Christ. It’s all about Jesus! He is the author and finisher of our faith.…

40 Days of Grace-Day 27

John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Can you believe we are on day 27 and have not mentioned this passage? God’s gift of grace was given through the atoning work of His Son, Jesus the Christ. The motive: love. The message: forgiveness and eternal life. The method: Sacrifice. The requirement: Faith. The platform: Grace. Only God’s grace, His…