6667 grace, in OT

6667 grace, in OT

In the OT, grace is evident in the special relationship between God and his people.

God’s grace was expressed in the covenant relationship

Dt 7:7-9; 2Ki 13:22-23 See also Ge 9:8-11; Ge 17:1-8; Ex 6:2-8; Dt 8:17-18; Ne 1:5-6; Isa 55:1-3; Eze 16:1-8

God’s grace affirmed

God’s grace shown in his compassion Ps 86:15; La 3:22; Joel 2:13 See also Ex 33:19; Dt 13:17-18; 2Ch 30:9; Ezr 8:22; Ps 103:13; Eze 39:25; Hos 2:19; Jnh 4:1-2; Mic 7:18-20; Zec 10:6; Mal 3:17

God’s grace shown in his readiness to forgive Isa 55:7; Jer 33:6-9 See also Da 9:9-10; Mic 7:18-20

God’s grace shown in his favour, provision and healing Lev 26:9; Jer 32:40-41 See also Nu 10:29; Dt 13:17-18; 2Sa 22:28; Ps 30:4-5; Isa 49:8; Jer 9:23-24; Jer 33:6-9; Na 1:7; Zec 12:10

God made his grace known to individuals

Ne 9:16-20 The Israelites confess their sins; Job 10:12 See also Ge 24:35-36 Abraham; Ge 32:9-10 Jacob; Ge 39:20-21 Joseph; Ex 33:12-13 Moses; Dt 33:23 Naphtali; Jdg 2:18 in the period of the judges; 1Sa 2:21 Hannah; 1Ki 3:6 Solomon; Ezr 7:27-28 Ezra; Ne 2:8 Nehemiah; Ps 6:9 David; Isa 26:10 God’s grace may be unavailing.

God’s grace implored

2Ch 33:12; Ps 51:1; Isa 33:2 See also Ge 24:12; Ex 32:11; 1Ki 8:28-30; 2Ki 13:4; Ne 9:32; Ps 25:16; Ps 69:13; Da 9:17-19; Hos 14:2; Hab 3:2; Zec 1:12

See also

1030God, compassion
1055God, grace & mercy
1085God, love of
1095God, patience of
1320God as Saviour
1330God, the provider
1345covenant
5856extravagance
8261generosity, God’s