Preached grace is the preaching of the gospel, which, when accompanied by the ministry of the Holy Spirit, releases the power of the gospel to transform sinners into saints by God’s grace. Colossians 1:5–6 explains, “You have heard before in...

God’s grace is among the most important truths in all of Christian belief. Therefore, it is not surprising to see that God’s grace is among the most dominant themes of Scripture from beginning to end. First Peter 5:10 speaks of...

In addition to common grace, which everyone receives, the elect also receive saving grace. Unlike common grace, saving grace is ultimately irresistible because it is efficacious, meaning that it accomplishes the salvation that God intends without fail. The entire Trinity...

In many ways, the entire concept of God’s grace is the defining and unique characteristic of Christianity. It is the canvas upon which all other Christian doctrines are painted. There are more than four hundred occurrences of various words for...

“Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” –1 John 4:11 The practical implication of being reconciled to the source of love is that the Christian is not only loved but is also enabled to love. Romans 5:5 says, “God’s...

“…God said, “Let us make man[h] in our image, after our likeness.” –Genesis 1:26 God’s love compelled him to make us in his image and likeness to be in loving relationship with him and with one another. God did not make us because he...