free grace

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n free grace (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners","there but for the grace of God go I"
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Quotations

  • Benjamin B. Warfield
    Benjamin B. Warfield
    “Grace is free sovereign favor to the ill-deserving.”

Usage

In literature:

You will hear him read God's promises of free grace and mercy through Jesus Christ to all who truly repent.
"True Words for Brave Men" by Charles Kingsley
He is apt to be more free to love, and he will grow old more gracefully.
"Herein is Love" by Reuel L. Howe
Grace lost no time in freeing the rope from Elfreda's hands and arm.
"Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders Among the Kentucky Mountaineers" by Jessie Graham Flower
It is followed in the music by sweeping motions free and graceful like those of birds.
"The Pianolist" by Gustav Kobbé
We have Reason to Glorify the Free Grace of God, that we are not our selves the Instances.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
On the contrary, they were free and graceful.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851" by Various
This "trance" state is the highest evidence of grace among the Free Gospellers, and indicates a close walking with God.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
The almshouses, known as St John's hospital, were founded in 1602; and in 1637 a free grammar school was endowed by Lady Grace Manners.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Stretch forth Thine almighty arm and save Thy lost creature by free, unmerited grace!
"A Handful of Stars" by Frank W. Boreham
But this much I can say in humility, that, through free grace, I have endeavoured to keep the post that God hath set me at.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
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In poetry:

Or the young Marie's grace and art,
So free from earthly strife,
Beating upon the sounding heart,
The gay tattoo of life!
"Adelina Patti" by Adah Isaacs Menken
Just like his nature is his grace,
All sovereign and all free;
Great God, how searchless are thy ways,
How deep thy judgments be!
"Hymn 31 part 1" by Isaac Watts
Glad news of rich mysterious grace,
And mercy meeting ev'ry case;
Of store immense all voids to fill,
And free to whosoever will:
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. II." by Ralph Erskine
The royal prophet David too,
Although his sins were not a few,
Yet when he humbly cryd to thee,
Was, by thy grace, from sin set free.
"Lamentation Of A Sinner" by Rees Prichard
Come to the living waters, come!
Sinners, obey your Maker's call;
Return, ye weary wanderers, home,
And find my grace is free for all.
"Ho! Everyone That Thirsts, Draw Nigh" by Charles Wesley
From the folds of my unknown place,
When my soul is glad and free,
I will slide by my God's sweet grace
And hang like a cloud on thee.
"To My Mother Earth" by George MacDonald

In news:

A flattering photograph of the US Brig Niagara graced the front page of Thursday's Detroit Free Press, above a story about the 6-day riverfront celebration there in September.
The Rusty Chords Trio from Grand Forks will be performing at 6 pm, Sunday, Sept 16 at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Erhard.
Christian rock band Finding Favour will perform a free concert at Grace Baptist Church in Evans this month.
The royal rumble involving Princess Grace of Monaco's grandson at a Manhattan club is turning into a free-for-all in court.
Maggie (Jenna Fischer, left) and Grace (Christina Applegate) decide to let their husbands, Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis), have a week free from marriage.
UK free-to-air web ITV is to produce gay sitcom "Vicious," starring Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi , and written by Gary Janetti, whose credits include "Will & Grace" and "Family Guy.".
Reading this grab bag of Grace Paley's reports, vignettes, polemics, free associations and reminiscences, I started reminiscing myself, about a friend who died some years ago.
Free Movie and Meal featuring the movie, "Amazing Grace" at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 555 Riverside Rd.
For more information visit www. saving-grace .org or feel free to contact lauren@ saving-grace .org.
Turks & Caicos: 4th Night Free & Up To Five Days Of Discounted Scuba Diving at The Sands at Grace Bay.
Regarding the Sept 8 Message of the Week in Faith and Family by Pastor Michael A Carling of Free Grace Baptist Church: I am thankful to have the freedom to not be arrested or murdered for rejecting this type of religious condemnation of gays.
TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Grace Thompson (from left), executive director of Dream Factory, Jets Andrew Ladd and Mark Stuart and Const.
CULLMAN — Cotton Patch Gospel, a full length musical based on the retelling of the life of Jesus set in modern day rural Georgia, will be performed free of charge at Grace Episcopal Church at 7 pm Thursday, Oct 25.
For 500 years Lutherans have championed the freeing power of God's love and grace over and against theologies that place Jesus' followers in bondage to guilt, despair, hopelessness, obligation and fear.
Free Movie and Meal featuring the movie, "Amazing Grace" at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church , 555 Riverside Rd.
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