Since all of Paul’s letters begin with an expression of God’s grace to us, we may be tempted to think that is simply a customary word of greeting.
Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble? Job 2:10
In the shortest of all the psalms, Psalm 117, the writer encourages everyone to praise the Lord because “great is his love toward us”.
How Deep is God’s Grace?
God’s grace is so deep, you can never contain it.
So wide, you can never explain it.
So deep you can never see its beginning,
King Solomon wanted to give to God a much greater gift. He wished for the temple he built to be worthy of God’s presence in it. To secure raw materials, he messaged the king of Tyre.
“No, O people, the LORD has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you:
“I would have lost heart, unless I had believed That I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living”— Psalm 27:13
"The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame.
All the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died
- Genesis 5:27
Romans 14:8 For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; or whether we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.