Abundant Grace

Ephesians 1:8 Amplified says of His grace, “Which He lavished upon us in every kind of wisdom and understanding (practical insight and prudence).” When I think of the word ‘lavish’ I am reminded of an artesian well. It perpetually bubbles up with freshness and vitality. Are you living in His lavish grace?

The fruit of humility is walking in His path of righteousness that is strewn with grace. James 4:6 says that He gives grace to the humble. This morning I woke up with the phrase of a song that attempted to describe His grace. ‘Marvelous, infinite, matchless grace, Freely bestowed on all who believe!’ 2 Corinthians 9:14-15 says, “…who long for you because of the exceeding grace of God in you. Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift”

I love to think about John 1:16 in the Amplified. It says, “For out of His fullness (abundance) we have all received (all had a share and we were all supplied with) one grace after another and spiritual blessing upon spiritual blessing and even favor upon favor and gift (heaped) upon gift.”

I encourage you to stand and keep on standing in His grace box. Let all four sides hem you in with His words to Paul. 2 Corinthians 12:9 Amplified says, “…My grace (My favor and loving-kindness and mercy) is enough for you (sufficient against any danger and enables you to bear the trouble manfully); for My strength and power are made perfect (fulfilled and completed) and show themselves more effective in (your weakness)…”

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