Brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen (Galatians 6:18 KJV) In his letters, one of Paul’s signatures is his classic greeting or benediction that calls for God’s grace and peace to be upon his audience. In Galatians 6:18 above, he was closed his letter from the Galatians with the
Living in grace
We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain (2 Corinthians 6:1 KJV) Grace comes to us as divine gifts from God, which we do not deserve. These gifts are good things that are meant to bring joy to our hearts, which we do
For the LORD God is a sun and shield: The LORD will give grace and glory: No good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly (Psalm 84:11, KJV) Our daily devotionals are called “Glory & Grace Daily.” Let me take a moment to share with you the biblical foundation this title. There is a
And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace (John 1:16, KJV) We have received of the fullness of Christ, grace for grace. It means Christ has furnished in abundance to us, taking from the fullness in Him and pouring it upon us to the full. That implies what we have in
Now the law came in to increase the trespass, but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more (Rom. 5:20 ESV) There is a spiritual proportional correlation between grace and sin. When sin increases, grace has to increase for the righteous to continue living in righteousness. This is because grace is the antidote of sin.
Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord (Acts 11:23 KJV) The scripture above tells us that when Barnabas came to the Gentile Church in Antioch, sent from Jerusalem by the Apostles, he was glad
Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 1:3, KJV) The above statement is a signature of the apostle Paul in most of his epistles. It is a salutation from the apostle to the brethren he is writing to but there are more to those