"Grace is the empowering presence of God, enabling us to be and do what God called us to be and do."
is what God has done and is doing for us because of Christ’s Finished
Work. Because it is based on what Christ has done, it cannot be earned
or deserved; it can only be received."
“Grace is the
unmerited, abounding provision of the unrestrained operation of God’s infinite
love, through Jesus Christ… It is the provision of God to restore all that was
lost spiritually because man sinned, and makes possible and sustains a new
creation on a far higher plane that any other creation… Grace is God’s love in
action… Grace is the unrestrained operation of love…” (J.F. Strombeck)
"Grace is God's willingness to use His power and ability even though we don't deserve it." (Charles Capps)
Joe's most recent book "The Eternal Defeat of Satan"