November 19

“All of you be submissive to one another,
and be clothed with humility, for ‘God resists the proud,
but gives grace to the humble.’”
-1 PETER 5:5

The single requirement for grace is humility. But what is grace? Grace is more than just a theological term used to describe how we are saved. Grace is the power of God at work in my life to do what cannot be done in my own strength. Grace is energizing and proactive. When I have reached the end of myself then Grace Himself takes over and does what I am unable to do. In the first place, what I cannot do is save myself, and so I trust in the Grace of God, Jesus Christ, to save me.

But Grace will not only bring me through the Gate; He will bring me down the Path. Grace does not just get me started in the right direction, but goes along with me every step of the way. For Grace is a Man!

Source: Embrace the Cross by Chip Brogden

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Chip Brogden

CHIP BROGDEN is an author, teacher, and former pastor who shares “real, simple, truth” about a Christ-centered faith that is based on relationship, not religion. Learn more »


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