Definition of Grace Given By Jesus Christ and The Apostle Paul
And he said unto me, “My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.” Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. (2Corinthians 12:9)
Jesus calls His grace, “My Strength”.
Paul calls Jesus’ grace, “the power of Christ”.
The POWER of the GRACE of GOD
What kind of grace has no power to save to the uttermost that Christians think they are forever trapped in sin until they die?
Grace does not overlook your sin, it destroys it! It overcomes it! It subdues it!
Grace is the power of almighty God in the person of Jesus Christ in the saved saint of God.
It is the power that works in you MIGHTILY.
Defeated Christians who think they will always have to sin until they die are not living “to the praise of the glory of His grace”!
To the one who believes, and sets his foot in the river Jordan, God will stand the waters up and cause you to walk across into the promise of holiness on dry ground!
This is the power of the Grace of God!
Because of the shed blood of Jesus Christ, you are no longer disqualified from the indwelling and sanctifying Spirit of God. That same power that raised Christ from the dead and set Him at the right hand of God.
Believe and step out into the waters of God’s promise and watch His power launch you into a victorious life of Holiness unto the praise of His glory!!
Believe and act in faith. He has made a way!
More on the definition of New Testament Grace
Definition of GRACE The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon
- of the merciful kindness by which God, exerting his holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, keeps, strengthens, increases them
- in Christian faith, knowledge, affection, and kindles them to the exercise of the Christian virtues
- the spiritual condition of one governed by the power of divine grace…
Definition of GRACE Mickelson Enhanced Strong’s Concordance.
GRACE G5485 χάρις charis (khar’-ece) n.
1. graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act
2. (especially) the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life
3. (also) gratitude…
Definition of GRACE Merriam-Webster Dictionary
a : unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification
b :a virtue coming from God
c : a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace
Grace To Help
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. (Hebrews 4:16)
Grace As Power Over Sin
For sin shall not have dominion over you: for you are not under the law, but under grace. (Romans 6:14)
David Wilkerson True Grace Devotion:
The True Grace Devotion has been removed from the World Challenge Site for unknown reasons. Here below is an unedited, unchanged copy of what was there including the original URL which no longer works.
by David Wilkerson | April 11, 2012
Let me give you the heart of the true grace message: It is not a permissive gospel but one that teaches holiness!
“For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ” (Titus 2:11-13).
According to Paul, we are not walking in grace until we have broken from worldly corruptions. Unless we are endeavoring through the power of the Holy Spirit to lead godly and righteous lives, looking for the Lord’s coming in our every waking moment, we do not know God’s grace.
Many Christians want forgiveness, but that is all. They do not want to be delivered from this present world, because they love it. They are attached to their sins, not wanting to give up the pleasures of this earth. So they cling to a doctrine that says, “I can live as I please — as long as I say that I believe.”
They do not want to hear about obedience, repentance, self- denial, picking up their cross, taking on the yoke or burden of Christ. They simply want to be excused on Judgment Day — to have all their iniquities overlooked. They expect Jesus to open up the pearly gates, put His arms around them, and lead them down a golden street to their reserved mansion, even though they have never broken from the spirit of this world!
Paul writes, “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God” (Romans 12:2). We are to break from this world completely and be conformed to Christ alone!
Jesus justifies us through faith for a purpose: It is to embolden and empower us to resist the devil and overcome the world.
“[Jesus Christ] gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father” (Galatians 1:4).