Christianese: Grace

grace |grās|

noun

1 (theology) the free and unmerited favor of God, as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowal of blessings.

2 (christianese explained) when God in His reckless and bizarre compassion effectively turns you back from the destructive course you keep choosing, and opens your eyes to the pleasure of His infinite worth, without which you would be enticed by something else.

About Lazo

Lazo is the pastor for preaching and vision at Reality SB. He is committed to spreading the value of our union with Christ in Santa Barbara, through the expository preaching of God's Word. You might like these blog posts, 5 Wrong Ways To Comfort Hurting People, or Daisy Love and the Magic Eraser. You can follow Chris on twitter at @LazoChris.

Posted on January 21, 2011, in theology and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Christianese: Grace.

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