God Sent Grace

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen His glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. - John 1:14

Jesus was “the Living Word”. He was God’s message. He was everything God wanted to say to the world, in a person.

When people saw the leper, they fled from him. They avoided his touch and his presence. But Jesus acknowledged him, touched him, and then healed him.

When the woman was dragged to the ground, guilty of adultery, people called her names and wanted to stone her. But Jesus wiped clean the guilt and said, “Neither do I condemn you.”

When people are wrongly accused or punished, they rage against the unfairness and demand justice. But Jesus called out, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.”

Jesus touched the untouchable.
He cleansed the uncleansable.
He forgave the unforgivable.

Because that’s what God was trying to tell the world:
My grace is sufficient for you.

There are times we feel unworthy because we feel unclean. It seems as though we’re on display, and everyone around us can see the mess that’s on the inside. But there is only one who sees on the inside, and He speaks to the deepest, darkest things, and He says: Grace.

It is grace that empowers and compels us to go and sin no more. It is grace that gives us the ability and desire to replace addiction with affection for Christ. It is grace that sets us free.

God always knew the cost, and when the time came, He sent His Son—not to condemn or shame—but to tell every person, “I see you, I love you, and I am making a way for you to come back home.”

God sent the Word. God sent Jesus.

God sent Grace.

6 thoughts on “God Sent Grace

  1. Oh where would be without his Love! I was once that wretched woman but he breathed life back into me, thank you for sharing this. May it travel far so others can see the beauty in his mercy and grace.


  2. This one of my favorite quotes. God’s grace is so amazing towards us. Thank you for sharing. Its amazing to know the only thing that was keeping Jesus from entering Heaven was forgiveness and still chose to show grace.


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