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  1. What Does the Bible Teach About Grace? | United Church of God

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    “Grace” is a word not often used these days, except in a religious sense. But what does it really mean? What does it teach us about God the Father and Jesus Christ? What did the word mean when the biblical writers used it? We are the recipients of God’s grace, but does it come with obligations on our part? Few things could be more important to our relationship with God than a true ...

  2. Grace: A Biblical Overview | United Church of God

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    “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Corinthians 1: 3 1 Corinthians 1: 3 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.American King James Version ×).. Many are familiar with the famous hymn Amazing Grace. While its words are known to many, far fewer know anything about the man who penned them and how they came to be ...

  3. Grace | United Church of God

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    "For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people ...

  4. Grace, Faith and Law | United Church of God

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    Paul taught that salvation is a gift from God by grace through faith (Ephesians 2:8 Ephesians 2:8 For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:American King James Version ×).The Greek word for “grace” is charis, meaning a gift or favor.In the New Testament it can refer either to God’s gift of mercy or to His gracious favor.

  5. Grace: How God Interacts With Us | United Church of God

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    The apostle John summarizes God’s motivation and character in three simple words: “God is love” (1 John 4:8-16 1 John 4:8-16 8 He that loves not knows not God; for God is love.9 In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. 10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and ...

  6. Grace | United Church of God

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    Grace is more than unmerited pardon. Lk 2:40 grace given by God to Jesus. What is that grace?

  7. What Are the Obligations That Come With Grace? | United ...

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    In this conclusion to a series of sermons on grace, we’ll answer the question what are the obligations that come with grace? We are the recipients of many blessings of God’s grace— charis in the Greek of the New Testament. But charis had a specific meaning in the Greco-Roman culture of the first century in which the apostles wrote and spoke of “grace.”

  8. Is the Holy Spirit a Person? | United Church of God

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    “ ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the Lord of hosts” - Zechariah 4:6 Zechariah 4:6 Then he answered and spoke to me, saying, This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, said the LORD of hosts. American King James Version ×.. In preceding chapters we saw that the teaching of the Trinity, asserting that the Holy ...

  9. Will Everyone Have a Chance for Salvation?: What Happens ...

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    God “desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth” (1 Timothy 2:4 1 Timothy 2:4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth.American King James Version ×).But considering the masses of humanity who have never even heard the name of Christ, many Christians have wondered if or how they would have a chance for salvation.

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