grace of God

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Noun1.grace of God - (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God; "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"; "there but for the grace of God go I"
beneficence - the quality of being kind or helpful or generous
Christian theology - the teachings of Christian churches
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Henceforth," he said, "the Divine Grace, I fancy, will let well enough alone.
And when I mention honour, I mean that mode of Divine grace which is not only consistent with, but dependent upon, this religion; and is consistent with and dependent upon no other.
Then, indeed, it may be humbly hoped that the film which has been spread by the subtleties of earthly arguments will be dissipated by the spiritual light of Heaven; and that our hour of probation, by the aid of divine grace, being once passed in triumph, will be followed by an eternity of intelligence and endless ages of fruition.
But he is far from saying, as some have imagined, that inspiration or divine grace is to be regarded as higher than knowledge.
Conrade read the letter, which was in these words: ``Aymer, by divine grace, Prior of the Cistertian house of Saint Mary's of Jorvaulx, to Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert, a Knight of the holy Order of the Temple, wisheth health, with the bounties of King Bacchus and of my Lady Venus.
And the goddess bright-eyed Athene girded and clothed her, and the divine Graces and queenly Persuasion put necklaces of gold upon her, and the rich-haired Hours crowned her head with spring flowers.
DOBBINS Ann, wife of the late Alan, much loved mother of John, amazing mother in law to Divine Grace and a wonderful grandmother to Isaac, passed away suddenly but without suffering at home on 23rd January 2018 aged 79 years.
Anytime and anywhere, the little ones are an incarnation of divine grace.
Whilst he acknowledges God's divine grace and favour over his life since childhood, Dogara never took it for granted that this divine grace may abound as an upright man.
When the church obtains a clear picture of divine grace and justice, it inevitably overflows with good things for humanity - creative things such as language, literature, music, art and education, and social institutions that care for the vulnerable and nurture human flourishing.
Though likely to be more controversial, the treatments of Augustine's sexuality and the emergence of his ideas on divine grace are also worth following in their detail.
Nonviolence is too prophetic, seemingly too precarious and even unsuccessful to maintain without the help of divine grace.