Theologians over the centuries have taught us that grace is God’s unmerited (or undeserved) favor. To some degree this is true, because nothing that we receive from God is fully deserved. Yet, we should be seeing more in grace, because it is more than undeserved favor, it is God’s empowerment and strengthening to accomplish His will on the Earth.
Consider, if you will, how the Lord used grace to empower the Apostle Paul in 2 Corinthians 12:9 to overcome despite his infirmities. In fact, Paul received what he called a “thorn in his flesh” (2 Corinthians 12:7) and he earnestly sought the Lord three times… Continue Reading Here