Part Three of Mark Fox’s “The Two Sides of Grace”. Really, really good stuff here.

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* The Scriptural support for the two sides of grace…

Here are some of the Scripture verses connecting grace with the various aspects of God’s love and God’s power. Again, we must emphasize that many times when grace is mentioned in Scripture, it is referring to both aspects. This is consistent with the fact that these two aspects are quite literally intertwined and working together in concert to administer God’s will and God’s purpose in our lives. God is motivated by His unmerited love for us, and He acts through His unlimited power. His grace, extended to our lives, infuses those qualities within us and also compels us to exhibit them…

The “Love” side of grace…

God’s love TO us…
Romans 3:24 “(We) are justified freely by His grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.” (i.e. “This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved…

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