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yeah, after a hard, long day, it's what always jolts me: Grace isn’t a mere Pollyanna feeling. It’s a *force* -- powerful force. As startling as the power of electricity. Grace always shocks. Grace always stuns. And Grace is always what we need. It’s there for everyone groping around in the dark:  *Turn toward Grace --  & you always turn on all the lights.*

yeah, after a hard, long day, it's what always jolts me: Grace isn’t a mere Pollyanna feeling. It’s a *force* -- powerful force. As startling as the power of electricity. Grace always shocks. Grace always stuns. And Grace is always what we need. It’s there for everyone groping around in the dark: *Turn toward Grace -- & you always turn on all the lights.*

God's AMAZING GRACE!!! It is also HIS power to intervene for us, protect us, heal us, restore, bless, etc. HIS power is unlimited, and unfailing.

God's AMAZING GRACE!!! It is also HIS power to intervene for us, protect us, heal us, restore, bless, etc. HIS power is unlimited, and unfailing.

Grace says that though I am flawed I am cherished. Grace is the only thing that is ever enough. #grace #homeword

Grace says that though I am flawed I am cherished. Grace is the only thing that is ever enough. #grace #homeword

"Pois pela graça de Deus vocês são salvos por meio da fé. Isso não vem de vocês, mas é uma presente dado por Deus." (Efésios 2.8)

"Pois pela graça de Deus vocês são salvos por meio da fé. Isso não vem de vocês, mas é uma presente dado por Deus." (Efésios 2.8)

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 // The Discipline of Grace // http://desiringgod.org/blog/posts/100-quotes-from-you-on-sanctification

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 // The Discipline of Grace // http://desiringgod.org/blog/posts/100-quotes-from-you-on-sanctification

So you see... it's mercy, not grace.  You received mercy, not grace.    Grace is always from God.  Mercy requires that we effect change to continue to receive it.

So you see... it's mercy, not grace. You received mercy, not grace. Grace is always from God. Mercy requires that we effect change to continue to receive it.

It's not the most eloquent or rare word, but its meaning speaks a thousand words. That is why I felt obligated to add it to my list of words that help to perfect a rhetoric.

It's not the most eloquent or rare word, but its meaning speaks a thousand words. That is why I felt obligated to add it to my list of words that help to perfect a rhetoric.