Three from Jerry Bridges

19 Mar

1. Grace expresses two complementary thoughts: God’s unmerited favor to us through Christ, and God’s divine assistance to us through the Holy Spirit.

2. To live by grace is to live solely by the merit of Jesus Christ. To live by grace is to base my entire relationship with God, including my acceptance and standing with Him, on my union with Christ.

3. Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God’s grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God’s grace.

Jerry Bridges
1. The Practice of Godliness, NavPress, 1996,  p. 98-99.
2. Transforming Grace, NavPress, 2008p. 101.
3. The Discipline of Grace, NavPress, 2006

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