Day of grace


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(Theol.) the time of probation, when the offer of divine forgiveness is made and may be accepted.

See also: Grace

References in classic literature ?
That was Legree's day of grace; then good angels called him; then he was almost persuaded, and mercy held him by the hand.
This, you will remember, is your ninth day of grace. It is not my desire that you should suffer unduly for your humane visit here, but I might remind you that under the circumstances it is a little compromising.
Or was it some agent who was marking up that the last day of grace had arrived.
This my long sufferance and my day of grace They who neglect and scorn, shall never taste; But hard be hard'nd, blind be blinded more, That they may stumble on, and deeper fall; And none but such from mercy I exclude.
To-morrow is the last day of grace, and unless we can get the letters to-night, this villain will be as good as his word and will bring about her ruin.
EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm & 8pm THEY won't be a dry eye in the village, or amongst viewers, as the day of Grace's funeral arrives, pictured.
EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm & 8pm THERE won't be a dry eye in the village, or among viewers, as the day of Grace's funeral arrives, right.