Tag «Grace»

Grace and the Substitutionary Work of Jesus

“But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.” Acts 15:11 Peter would give no countenance to such false prophets! No, he would faithfully testify that man is dead in sin, and life’s a gift–that man is lost–utterly fallen and undone. He speaks in his …

Sweet Grace

“Remember how the Lord your God led you through the wilderness for forty years, to humble you.” Deut. 8:2 We learn humility by a deep discovery of what we are; by an opening up of . . . the corruption, the weakness, the wickedness, of our fallen nature. The Lord’s way of teaching His people …

It Was All Grace

“Those He predestined, He also called; and those He called, He also justified;and those He justified, He also glorified.” Romans 8:30 The justified sinner stands the closest to God, of any created being in the universe. Nearer to the throne of the Eternal, he cannot stand. What marvelous love! Who will dare assert that salvation …

Tozer on Antinomianism

Fundamental Christianity in our times is deeply influenced by that ancient enemy of righteousness, antinomianism. The creed of the antinomian is easily stated: We are saved by faith alone; works have no place in salvation; conduct is works, and is therefore of no importance. What we do cannot matter as long as we believe rightly. …

What is Mercy?

I continue to think things through this week. What is mercy? In these verses in Ephesians 2 we find not only God’s mercy, but His grace and love too! Love, Mercy and Grace! Three beautiful words! Just Thinking! But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, 5 …

What is Grace?

Just thinking! Grace (khar’-ece) (charis) is God’s unmerited favor and supernatural enablement and empowerment for salvation and for daily sanctification. Thayer Lexicon defines Grace (khar’-ece) (charis)… of the merciful kindness by which God, exerting His holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, keeps, strengthens, increases them in Christian faith, knowledge, affection, and kindles them …