Blog Posts on The Grace of God
Grace is not a "Thing"
In the Christian life we can easily find ourselves using jargon without knowing what we're really saying. What exactly is "grace"? Sinclair Ferguson clarifies:
It is legitimate to speak of "receiving grace," and sometimes (although I am somewhat cautious about…
Three Features of Free Grace
Hard Work and the Grace of God
The Apostle Paul knows who he is and he knows what is behind who he is (1 Corinthians 15:10). He says, "By the grace of God, I am what I am."
Paul simply knows he is a sinner who Jesus…Continue Reading
Spoiled by the Grace of God
Where sin abounds with Achan at Jericho, grace abounds all the more at the defeat of Ai. And that abundant grace "spoils" the Israelites.
When God brings Israel back to Canaan to take possession of it, after being gone for…Continue Reading
Broken Bone Hymns
It’s a bit of a strange word picture, the kind that causes you to wonder and to feel just a bit uncomfortable. But it says volumes about what you need and about what it is that God is doing.
Grace: Right Here, Right Now
Do you understand the majesty and practicality of the grace you have been given? If you don't, in subtle and not so subtle ways, you are looking to other things to get you through. You don't need to go out…Continue Reading
The Problem with "Give in Order to Get"
Prosperity teachers sometimes teach that if we give, God will in turn give back more to us than we have given. This, then, becomes an incentive to give and a subtle way of advocating the idea that "God wants you…Continue Reading
Hope for "Older Brother" Types
Good News! Relying on Grace Gives God Glory
It is very good news that God designs his glory to be magnified through the exercise of his grace.
To be sure, God is glorified through the power of his wrath (Romans 9:22), but repeatedly the New Testament (and OT,…Continue Reading