Favorite Quotes on GRACE

March 2, 2015

“The blessings of God are always because of His grace. When my identity is found in my performance rather than His grace, I can develop an unscriptural sense of worth that is not based on my new birth in Christ” –Paul Chappell


“Grace treats people not as they deserve but better than they deserve. Grace preempts accusation, freeing both parties. When we extend grace to our enemies, they receive a shockingly unexpected glimpse of the kingdom. And, at precisely the same time that our adversary is released, we are as well. Why would anyone wish to go around carrying a donkey on his shoulders when he could ride it instead” –Richard Swenson


“We apprehend that the finished work of Christ, is the hub in which all the spokes of our blessings meet, and the tire by which they are held together, and in which they are all secured” –F.E. Marsh


“The solution to staying on the right side of the fine line between using and abusing grace is repentance. The road to repentance is godly sorrow. Godly sorrow is developed when we focus on the true nature of sin as an offense to God rather than something that makes us feel guilty.” –Jerry Bridges


“Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God’s grace.  And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God’s grace.” –Jerry Bridges


“If God sends us on stony paths, He provides strong shoes” – Corrie Ten Boom


“Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected” – Jonathan Edwards


“Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our church. We are fighting today for costly grace.”  -Dietrich Bonhoeffer



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