... the God of all grace [who imparts His blessing and favour], who called you to His own eternal glory in Christ, will Himself complete, confirm, strengthen, and establish you [making you what you ought to be]. (1 Peter 5:10)
Grace – I'm sure that by now we all know that Grace is 'the unmerited Favour of our Father GOD 'in us' and ‘through our lives' to all …'
If this is the case, then Grace is something that cannot be sanitized. Grace is messy and offensive to the religious. It sometimes misses Church so that it can hang out with those outside and lost.
To expect God to pump prefabricated plastic moral people out of a religious factory is to neuter grace and chain it inside a gated community.
I read a great quote on Grace by Preston Sprinkle, "God meets us in our mess and pushes holiness out the other side… the real stuff. The holiness that serves the poor prays without ceasing, redeems the arts, loves enemies, elevates community above corporate success, and preaches the life-giving Gospel of a crucified and risen Lamb in season and out."
We Worship You, Heavenly Father, the GOD of ALL Grace ...
URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS
NB - New and urgent prayer requests and updates are coming in thick and fast and getting too long to just be tagged onto the daily encouragement. As such, I've created a separate page for you to view on the below link, which will be updated constantly ...
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