The Monday series, Grace Is For Giving, has been such a blessing to me; and I hope to you as well. This is our last week of the series, though we will continue with the Monday blogger linkup. So far, our grace discussion has been:
Week 1: Grace Begins
Week 2: Grace Saves…and More
Week 3: Grace Reaches
Week 4: The Shape of Grace
Our next 6 week series will begin Jan. 7, 2013 and I’ll be announcing the new series this week, so stay tuned!
And now this week, the summary of the series: Grace Is For Giving.
We’ve discussed much about who needs grace from God this season and I’ve attempted to spur thoughts of who needs grace to flow from you… but to flip the coin for a moment, the real question is:
Who doesn’t need grace?
Everyone needs grace. I need it; you need it.
The world’s greatest gift exchange is man’s sin for God’s grace.
For if the many died by the trespass of the one man (Adam), how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! Rom. 5:15
With God’s grace in us, we possess the gift that truly continues to give.
The challenge is to allow grace to permeate our very being so that we extend God’s grace to others through our behaviors and actions.
The Scripture tells us one of the greatest ways to extend grace toward one another is to pray for one another.
And they will pray for you with deep affection because of the overflowing grace God has given to you. Thank God for this gift too wonderful for words! II Cor. 9:14&15
While we’ve discussed grace all over the place, the verse above from Paul’s words aptly states that there are just no words that describe the gift of grace God has given to us.
With this series closing, today I want to ask you to leave a comment if you’d like prayer for any reason. You don’t even have to state the reason- just leave your name and the word “grace.” God knows the grace you need to receive or give this season and I’d love to pray for you.