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1:2 Grace. Grace is God’s undeserved favor—not just in initial forgiveness of sins, but in the ordinary events of everyday life as well.
peace. The outward blessing of social order and the inward blessing of a good relationship with God (Rom. 5:1; 1 Tim. 2:2).
God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. It is evidence of the deity of Christ that He with the Father should be mentioned equally as the origin of grace and peace for the Corinthian church.