Thirty Things That Grace Can Do – Part II

From The Heart

Publish date: 08/04/2013

14. Grace can inspire liberality.

2 Corinthians 8:1-2 NKJV - Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia: 2 that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality.

2 Corinthians 8:6-7 NKJV - So we urged Titus, that as he had begun, so he would also complete this grace in you as well. 7 But as you abound in everything — in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all diligence, and in your love for us — see that you abound in this grace also.

2 Corinthians 9:8 NKJV - And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work.

15. Grace can give endurance.

2 Corinthians 12:9 NKJV - And He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness." Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

16. Grace can call people to the ministry.

Galatians 1:15 NKJV - But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb and called me through His grace.

17. Grace can impart riches.

Ephesians 2:7 NKJV - That in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

18. Grace can inspire worshipful singing.

Colossians 3:16 NKJV - Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

19. Grace can give seasoning to speech.

Colossians 4:6 NKJV - Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.

20. Grace can give strength.

2 Timothy 2:1 NKJV - You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

21. Grace can teach.

Titus 2:11-12 NKJV - For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age.

22. Grace can give aid in suffering.

Hebrews 2:9 NKJV - But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that He, by the grace of God, might taste death for everyone.

23. Grace can help in time of need.

Hebrews 4:16 NKJV - Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

24. Grace can give stability.

Hebrews 13:9 AMP - Do not be carried about by different and varied and alien teachings; for it is good for the heart to be established and ennobled and strengthened by means of grace (God's favor and spiritual blessing) and not [to be devoted to] foods [rules of diet and ritualistic meals], which bring no [spiritual] benefit or profit to those who observe them.

25. Grace can give life.

1 Peter 3:7 NKJV - Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered.

26. Grace can help render true service.

Hebrews 12:28 NKJV -  Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear.

27. Grace can become abundant.

1 Timothy 1:14 NKJV - And the grace of our Lord was exceedingly abundant, with faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.

28. Grace can bring hope.

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 NKJV - Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, 17 comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work.

29. Grace can give the ability to preach.

Ephesians 3:8 NKJV - To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, this grace was given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ.

30. Grace can change lives.

1 Corinthians 15:9-11 NKJV - For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. 10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all, yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me. 11 Therefore, whether it was I or they, so we preach and so you believed.