Saturday Song: Grace by Laura Story

This song is one of my all-time favorites.  It is powerful to me on two fronts.  First it echoes the promises found in the Bible concerning God’s generosity with His grace.  There is never a time that a child of His has come asking for it that He has not freely given it.  Second, these words also echo the cry for grace in a way that resounds with the heart of the listener (at least, this listener).  The video (click here) has the words with the music, so I didn’t include them in this post.  Instead, I have listed some verses about God’s grace that speak clearly and truthfully about God’s unchangeable grace.

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth… And from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.  — John 1:14, 16-17

Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. — Romans 5:2

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. — 1 Corinthians 1:3

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me. — 1 Corinthians 15:10

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work. — 2 Corinthians 9:8

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” — 2 Corinthians 12:9

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved. In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his purpose, which he set forth in Christ as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth. In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will… — Ephesians 1:2-11

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