grace of God

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n grace of God (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

  • Eliza Farnham
    Eliza Farnham
    “Each of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.”
  • Dwight L. Moody
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    “By the grace of God, I'll be that man.”
  • Richard of Saint Victor
    Richard of Saint Victor
    “This gift is from God and not of man's deserving. But certainly no one ever receives such a great grace without tremendous labor and burning desire.”
  • Sri Ramakrishna
    Sri Ramakrishna
    “The grace of God is a wind which is always blowing.”
  • John Braford
    John Braford
    “There, but for the grace of God, goes John Bradford.”
  • Karl Barth
    Karl Barth
    “Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.”

Usage

In literature:

He, however, through the grace of God and the mercy of his Lord, chose martyrdom, and attained thereunto.
"Epistle to the Son of the Wolf" by Bahá’u’lláh
I tell you joyfully, it took me in, and it has kept me in, and by the grace of God it will keep me in forever.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
I dare not limit prayer; still less the grace of God.
"The Greatest Thing In the World and Other Addresses" by Henry Drummond
The emperor took the tract "Our hearts," says Mr. J., "now rose to God for a display of his grace.
"Lives of the Three Mrs. Judsons" by Arabella W. Stuart
Now, that is too much to ask of any man, because old Hugh Kennedy's deathbed was what it was by the special grace of God.
"Samuel Rutherford and some of his correspondents" by Alexander Whyte
The province of Toulouse, nominally subject to France, was actually ruled by Raymond VI., "by grace of God" Count of Toulouse.
"A Short History of France" by Mary Platt Parmele
Try the experiment, then, and see whether the wonders of God's grace will alienate the hearts of his people.
"History and Ecclesiastical Relations of the Churches of the Presbyterial Order at Amoy, China" by J. V. N. Talmage
Nay, you will never see that till the grace of God is given you.
"I.N.R.I." by Peter Rosegger
Paying of debts is, next to the grace of God, the best means in the world to deliver you from a thousand temptations to sin and vanity.
"Many Thoughts of Many Minds" by Various
The Pharaoh in whose good graces he lived had a desire, we are informed, to behold the gods, after the example of his ancestor Horus.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
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In poetry:

Of justice and of grace I sing,
And pay my God my vows;
Thy grace and justice, heav'nly King,
Teach me to rule my house.
"Psalm 101" by Isaac Watts
Hear me, O God, nor hide thy face;
But answer, lest I die;
Hast thou not built a throne of grace
To hear when sinners cry?
"Psalm 102 part 1" by Isaac Watts
In her still ear, God's perfect grace
Incarnate is in voice;
Her thoughts, the people of the place,
Receive it, and rejoice.
"Mary" by George MacDonald
With my whole heart I've sought thy face:
O let me never stray
From thy commands, O God of grace,
Nor tread the sinner's way.
"Psalm 119 part 13" by Isaac Watts
We sing to Thee, Thou Son of God,
Fountain of life and grace;
We praise Thee, Son of Man, whose blood
Redeemed our fallen race.
"We Sing to Thee, Thou Son of God" by Augustus Montague Toplady
Of Courtesy, it is much less
Than Courage of Heart or Holiness,
Yet in my Walks it seems to me
That the Grace of God is in Courtesy.
"Courtesy" by Hilaire Belloc

In news:

The ordinary becomes extraordinary with the grace of God.
It has been wisely crafted by previous generations of thoughtful, thinking Baptists to allow for a breadth of interpretations about God's purpose of grace.
God's grace floods the soul that seeks first the kingdom of God and His righteousness.
We must abide in the grace of God in order to live holy, fruitful, extraordinary lives.
When we produce fruits of holiness through the power of God's grace, we have no reason to fall back into a life of sin and bondage.
Well, he does at one point say "there but for the grace of God , go I".
Illini by birth Hoosier by the grace of God .
The first bite of the Holy Supper of Russian Orthodox Christian traditions symbolizes a prayer that the bitter problems of life will be overcome by the sweetness of God's love and grace.
The virgin birth of Jesus Christ is the very foundation of God's Grace and salvation toward man.
It was the Tower of Babel turned upside-down, and what fell out was a glorious manifestation of the grace of God.
Bullock Jr, 57, of Jersey Shore, passed away peacefully with the grace of God at home on Monday, Oct 15, 2012.
We're extremely honored and will do our best to live up to the title which wouldn't have been possible without the grace of God and your support.
Some pastors say God's grace never out of anyone's reach.
The film, titled "By God's Grace," is scheduled to start shooting in Medford , at the beginning of January.
What elements in worship or daily life do we have to remind us of the great gift of God's grace in our lives.
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In science:

Some scientists are given tenure, and others have to leave academia The elites of all countries and all times has always some explanations, like the Grace of God having them put into the upper levels of society.
Sociophysics Simulations
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