Category Archives: Grace

Full of Grace and Truth

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.– John 1:14 (ESV) Jesus was full of grace and truth, but … Continue reading

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God Has Been Gracious

I am not worthy of the least of all the deeds of steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have shown to your servant. – Genesis 32:10 God has dealt graciously with me. – Genesis 33:11 …the God who … Continue reading

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I Am Not Worthy

God promised to be with Jacob as he went to this mother’s family.  And God was with him.  God blessed him with a family and great wealth.  But he didn’t deserve any of it.  Jacob himself recognizes this.  He tells … Continue reading

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Examples of Grace 12

I Samuel continues the theme of grace. Hannah prays for a son.  God graciously gives her one.  How many times have we prayed, and God has granted our request?  We are unworthy, we constantly fail the Lord, yet he answers … Continue reading

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Humble Gratitude

A Pharisee invites Jesus to his home.  He treats Jesus rudely – neither giving him water to wash his feet or even giving  a proper greeting.  Then comes this woman.  We know little about her – only that she was … Continue reading

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Examples of Grace 11

The book of Ruth is short, but gives some great examples of grace. Ruth is a foreigner, apart from the people of Israel, apart from God.  Yet God graciously makes her part of his people, even including her as an … Continue reading

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Examples of Grace 10

The book of Judges gives us a repeated example of grace.  The people rebel against God, and so God sends judgment.  Finally, the people call out for help.  God could have let them continue to suffer the results of their … Continue reading

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Examples of Grace 09

The book of Joshua continues to show forth the grace of God. God showed his grace to Joshua by promising that he would be with Joshua wherever he went.  God would not leave him or forsake him.    This indeed is … Continue reading

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Examples of Grace 08

Deuteronomy is Moses’ review of Israel’s history and God’s commands for the generation about to enter the Promised Land.  In this book, there are some wonderful examples of grace. God is a great God who is near to Israel and … Continue reading

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Examples of Grace 07

As I continue to trace God’s grace through the Bible, let me share a couple of examples from the book of Numbers. Israel rebels against God by refusing to enter the Promised Land.  God could have wiped them out then … Continue reading

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