Grace: Bold Words, Bold Actions
Grace. What image comes to mind? Beauty? Charm? Elegance? Gentleness? What about boldness? Courageous?
Certainly grace is all those things, including boldness and courage. In the book of Romans, Apostle Paul wrote boldly. Throughout his mission journeys, he acted boldly, risking his health and life to minister the gospel in the Gentile world. Why? Because of the grace God gave him.
When we hear bold words or see bold actions, we need to be careful not to quickly dismiss them as “graceless”. And when we see someone’s charm or elegance, we should see beyond the surface and find out whether God’s grace produced such charm or not.
May we remember the bold, beautiful, God-pleasing effect of the grace of God.
Romans 15:14-16 “14 I myself am convinced, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, complete in knowledge and competent to instruct one another. 15 I have written you quite boldly on some points, as if to remind you of them again, because of the grace God gave me 16 to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles with the priestly duty of proclaiming the gospel of God, so that the Gentiles might become an offering acceptable to God, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.”
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