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Ths Pass-Through Virtue

          The grace of God, given to us so freely, is a pass-through virtue. For us it is a “good deed” opportunity as well as a personal experience with our forgiving heavenly Father.

          We say that grace is “unmerited favor.” And what is “unmerited favor”? It is receiving what we don’t deserve from someone, especially God, who has an attitude of good will toward us no matter what.

          Although totally unworthy, we grasp the grace of God and hug it to ourselves. It delivers us. It purifies us. It nourishes us. Grace is our life jacket. Without it we would have no hope. We would be lost. Lost in the death march that begins at birth. Lost , having no future with our Creator.

          Could there be more to “grace” than “gift beyond belief”? No. This beautiful word takes in everything God has given us in Christ. Yet there is another side to grace. Peter explains: “Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received” (1 Peter 4:10).

          So, we are to be not only grace receivers but also grace dispensers. Paul underlines this thought by commanding us: “Be imitators of God” (Eph. 5:1). To imitate God–to grace someone for Him–is a singular privilege. You will learn here that today you may be the only person God has available to do a particular task in a particular place for a particular person–even an enemy.

 

 Called to Be Dispensers of Grace

 

Texts on Gracing Others

 

There’s Something Else Amazing About Grace

 

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