What Grace Looks Like

Left on my own, I am nothing. But my Savior doesn’t leave me there. He meets me with grace.

grace poured out

When I am weary, He offers me rest. 

When I am crying, He catches each tear. 

When I am weak, He is my strength. 

When I am angry, He bades me give it to Him.

When I am thirsty, He offers me drink from His life-giving well. 

When I am hungry, He fills me with His own body.

“For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.” (2 Corinthians 8:9)

When I am hurting, He soothes my soul. 

When I feel unworthy, He calls me beloved. 

When I am blind, He sees for me.

When I can’t take another step, He carries me. 

When I am broken, He mends me.

When I don’t know the way, He guides me.

When I sin, He disciplines and redirects me so I might remain on the path of righteousness and abundant life. 

When I feel ugly, He renames me beautiful. 

When I fear, He delivers me.

When my days stretch dark before me, He provides the light. 

When I don’t know words to pray, He intercedes for me. 

When I know only sorrow, He offers me joy. 

When I am dead in my sins, He gives me everlasting life. 

The Lord breathes life into these bodies of dust and bids us an eternity with Him.

This is grace. 

The Lord breathes life into these bodies of dust and bids us an eternity with Him. This is grace. Click To Tweet

“For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.” (John 1:16)

Reflection: What word(s) would you use to describe grace?

Linking with Lisa-Jo where a crowd writes uninhibited for 5 minutes (or a few more) on a given topic. It is a wonderful exercise in letting the words flow. Click the button (icon) to check out more posts or consider linking up yourself. Today’s word is my favorite: “Grace.”

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By His grace ≈

Julie

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Find hope in your real-life struggles. We'll chase it together! I am a wife; mom of 4 (including a young adult daughter with special needs); miscarriage mom of 5; author & follower of Jesus Christ. I write, edit, speak and enjoy everything outdoors.

5 comments on “What Grace Looks Like
  1. Anne Landhuis says:

    I love what you wrote today about grace. I can relate to well! Beautifully written! Visiting from right before you at FMF!

  2. Martha Brady says:

    i like it julie:)

  3. Aritha says:

    Grace is amazing. Thanks for this wonderful blog!

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