I found this post that hit the nail on the head in explaining the grace of God. I hope it gives you encouragement as it did me.
I would like to be very brief. This is the summary of what I heard on the night of 26th January 2014 in my church, at the gospel meeting taken by the man of God.
The first grace is Saving Grace. We are saved by grace through faith. It is the gift of God. Read Eph 2.8. What is grace? It means ‘not of yourself’ – ‘not by your own wisdom or strength, not by any effort of yours, not by any supposed merit of qualification’. Grace means that we are undeserving; we don’t deserve it. Grace is the sheer bounty of God, His great goodness towards us. God’s Riches At Christ’s Expense – G.R.A.C.E. – as someone put it.
We are saved by the finished work of the Cross. Read Isaiah 53.5. He was wounded for our transgressions; He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace…
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