The Difference Between Grace And Mercy

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Introduction Grace and Mercy are two of the most powerful gifts a person can receive from the Lord. Grace is a gift from God. God is the only one who can give Grace. Therefore no one can earn it, no one is entitled to it, and no one is deserving of it. Mercy is when a person does not get what they deserve. Grace is when a person gets what they do not deserve. Grace can only be given by God, but Mercy is to be given by both God and man. Grace Grace is unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification when a person gets what they do not deserve (Dictionary and Thesaurus | Merriam-Webster). Grace is the only way man can be saved and God freely gives his Grace to whosoever will receive it. Grace is a free gift,…show more content…
But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! Nor can the gift of God be compared with the result of one man’s sin: The judgment followed one sin and brought condemnation, but the gift followed many trespasses and brought justification. For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ! “Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people. For just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one man the many will be made righteous. The law was brought in so that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace increased all the more,”…show more content…
The fullness I have in my heart, the joy, the peace, the love, it is all about the Grace of God. As I was thinking about Easter and the celebration of the resurrection in the next couple of weeks. It brought me to tears that Jesus died and took the punishment that I deserved and I was reflecting on how the Holy Spirit set me free from the awful bondages I was in. The conclusion I came to is that His Grace is truly amazing! Only a perfect God can give Grace. I believe this revelation of Grace grown deeper roots in me. Because of this course, my husband and I have had some good conversations of how God has set us apart from the world. We should be able to show mercy and pardon to others, because of the price Jesus paid for us and pardoned us of our sins. Mercy and

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