6671 grace, and Christian life

6671 grace, and Christian life

The Christian life, from its beginning to its end, is totally dependent upon the grace of God.

God’s grace compensates for human weaknesses

2Co 12:8-9; 1Pe 5:10 See also 1Co 2:1-5; 2Co 9:8; Heb 2:14; Heb 4:15; Heb 5:2; Jas 4:6; 2Pe 3:17-18

Believers are to pray for grace

Heb 4:16 See also Ps 25:16; Hos 14:1-2; Col 1:9; Col 4:12

Christian experience may be summed up in terms of grace

1Co 15:10 See also Ac 18:27; Ro 5:2; Gal 1:15; Php 1:7

Believers should go on to experience more of God’s grace

Ac 20:32 See also Ac 13:43; Col 1:3-6; Heb 13:9; 1Pe 5:12; 2Pe 3:18

Believers are enabled to serve Jesus Christ by his grace

1Pe 4:10 See also Ac 15:39-40; Ro 5:17; Ro 12:6; Ro 15:15; 1Co 3:10; 2Co 12:9; Gal 2:9; Eph 3:7-9

God’s grace is seen in Christian character, especially in generosity

2Co 8:6-7 Referring to a collection being taken up for the poor Christians in Jerusalem. See also Ac 4:33; Ac 11:22-23; 2Co 9:13-14; Col 4:6

An ongoing experience of God’s grace requires the believer’s co-operation

2Co 6:1 See also Php 2:12-13; Heb 12:15; 1Pe 5:5; Jas 4:6

See also

5902maturity
5954strength
8256fruitfulness
8347spiritual growth
8357weakness
8434giving

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