4Nov

gifts of grace just for you

Draw near to the throne of grace.

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. ~ Hebrews 4:16, NIV

By Tami Heim

A culturally relevent image and a life-changing invitation occupy the text of a letter sent to Jewish believers. The author knows men and women ache to understand what will replace the life once governed by law, sacrifice, and tradition.

The answer arrives and it’s pure, simple, and amazing. The revelation transforms hearts and alters life ~ forever.

Jesus Christ.

Compassionate High Priest.

Rescues the lost. Mends what’s broken.

Redeems by grace.

Everything fits like new.

Beloved,  the message and the invitation remain the same.  Confidently drawn near. Listen carefully. Submit wholly. Receive fully. God’s mercy and grace are waiting at the throne for you!

  1. Grace is the pleasure of God to magnify the worth of God by giving sinners the right & power to delight in God without obscuring the glory of God. – John Piper
  2. The beauty of grace is that it makes life not fair. ~Relient K
  3. [The gospel] demonstrates his mysterious love and reveals his amazing grace.  ~ Sovereign Grace Ministries Statement of Faith
  4. It is a sure mark of grace to desire more. ~ Robert Murray M’Cheyne
  5. The greatest expression of God’s grace in a person’s life is not its demonstration toward others, but its response to God and His cause. – Scott Hafemann
  6. We hold that man is never so near grace as when he begins to feel he can do nothing at all. ~ C.H. Spurgeon
  7. Grace is the good pleasure of God that inclines Him to bestow benefits upon the undeserving.  ~ A.W. Tozer
  8. Passivity under the action of divine grace creates a spiritual being able to serve in truth and for God. ~ Jeff Pioquinto
  9. Our only ‘qualitification’ for God’s grace is our emptiness, not our fullness; our un-deservingness, not our deservingness. – Peter Kreeft
  10. It is grace that forms the void inside us and it is grace that can fill the void. ~ Simone Weil
  11. Grace a gift that can only be felt when you are open enough to accept it. — God says to Joan, Joan of Arcadia
  12. Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected. ~ Jonathan Edwards
  13. Grace is the love of God shown to the unlovely. ~ Jerry Bridges
  14. That is the mystery of grace: it never comes too late. ~ François Mauriac
  15. The burden of life is from us, its lightness from the grace of Christ and the love of God. ~ William Ullanthorne
  16. The law detects. Grace alone conquers sin. ~ Saint Augustine of Hippo
  17. The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.  ~ D.L. Moody
  18. Grace is given to heal the spiritually sick, not to decorate spiritual heroes ~ Martin Luther
  19. We’re all stumbling towards the light with varying degrees of grace at any given moment. ~ Bo Lozoff
  20. God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men’s weaknesses.  ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  21. God is no faultfinder, always looking for things to condemn in us. He estimates us at our best, not our worst. – Anon
  22. Man is born broken. He lives by mending. The grace of God is glue. ~ Eugene Gladstone O’Neil
  23. Grace makes you gracious. The Giver makes you give. ~ E. Stanley Jones
  24. Grace does not destroy nature. It perfects it. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas
  25. Grace grows best in winter. ~ Samuel Rutherford
  26. Grace is a certain beginning of glory in us. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas
  27. Grace is love that cares, stops, and rescues.  ~ John R. W. Stott
  28. A man must completely despair of himself in order to become fit to obtain the grace of Christ. ~ Martin Luther
  29. Abounding sin is the terror of the world, but abounding grace is the hope of mankind. ~ A. W. Tozer
  30. All men who live with any degree of serenity live by some assurance of grace. ~Reinhold Niebuhr
  31. For grace is given not because we have done good works, but in order that we may be able to do them. ~ Saint Augustine of Hippo
  32. Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is derived the grace of present civilization. ~ Victor Hugo
  33. I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. ~ Anne Lamott
  34. Grace is not simply leniency when we have sinned. Grace is the enabling gift of God not to sin. Grace is power, not just pardon. ~ John Piper
  35. Grace comes into the soul, as the morning sun into the world; first a dawning, then a light; and at last the sun in his full and excellent brightness. ~Thomas Adams
  36. Grace is free, but when once you take it, you are bound forever to the Giver and bound to catch the spirit of the Giver.  ~ E. Stanley Jones
  37. The grace of God is infinite and eternal. As it had no beginning, so it can have no end, and being an attribute of God, it is as boundless as infinitude. – Anon

Before each day ends, be sure to share the gifts of grace given to you. #LiveSticky

What do you know to be true about the grace that covers you?

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  • Melinda Ysaguirre

    His love and grace is a promise, guiding truth, and influence-changes who we are and what we become.
    Thank you for gathering all these gracious gifts and reminders to rekindle our spirit.
    God bless you, beloved. 

  • http://sandraheskaking.com Sandra Heska King

    These are amazing quotes. Enough here to reflect on for days…and days…and days.

    I know that grace is given day by day to cover each day.

  • http://twitter.com/TamiHeim TamiHeim

    Thinking of you and praying for you – May you feel all that is amazing about His grace this day. LYI dear @17a2807a99a21c6ff3f46055b32826fb:disqus . 

  • http://twitter.com/TamiHeim TamiHeim

    I believe you just added to the gfits of grace to the list – sweet @e9c56dea90a6f8d6d514b37d605e1aa1:disqus ! That first sentence is a quote full Holy Spirit sticking power. You are such a JOY to me. Thanks for stopping by today.  LYI

  • http://fromrooftops.blogspot.com Angie Battle

    I just soaked in this for a while this morning…Mmmmm. 

  • http://twitter.com/TamiHeim TamiHeim

    Awesome @angiebattle:disqus 
    Praying you are feeling immensely loved and greatly encouraged.
    Bless you!

  • http://lifeandbuilding.com/ kyle

    Grace is Christ Himself.
    Titus 2:11  “For the grace of God, bringing salvation to all men, has appeared”

  • http://twitter.com/TamiHeim TamiHeim

    Amen. / Yes He is @Kyle:disqus  – He is Grace.

  • http://profiles.google.com/rbcphotogirl robyn blaikie collins

    the grace that covers me is undeserved and unearnable (thank God). it is beyond comprehension and i hesitate to define such a thing except to say that without it… what is there to life? what point is there? and with it… there is everything to life. and there is a point when eternity is determined for each person, without grace, the eternal destination is decided for you and it’s not pretty… with grace. heaven becomes an option for your eternal destination… choose wisely and swim in grace.

    also, give it. more than you can believe you are giving it. stave judgement with the abundance of grace you extend.

    thanks for sharing all of these awesome quotes about grace. you will remember when we were chatting that i read about the loophole of grace… the lesson to me was dont misunderstand grace and try to make her your scapegoat… it doesnt work.

    love you tami.

  • http://twitter.com/TamiHeim TamiHeim

    Love you @google-85992f0c31e69412ba3fbb01bd8ddaa1:disqus and love the conversation. Adding it to all the ones we share – each is a treasure to me. It makes my heart happy to be swimming in grace with YOU!