free grace


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Noun1.free grace - (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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When she went upstairs to dress, and looked into the looking-glass, she noticed with joy that it was one of her good days, and that she was in complete possession of all her forces,--she needed this so for what lay before her: she was conscious of external composure and free grace in her movements.
Free grace is de on'y way, en dat don't come fum nobody but jis' de Lord; en he kin give it to anybody He please, saint or sinner--he don't kyer.
Beautiful as she had seemed to him before, the lithe charm of her figure and the proud, free grace of her bearing were enhanced now by the rich simplicity of her attire.
It was pretty ornery preaching -- all about brotherly love, and such-like tiresomeness; but everybody said it was a good ser- mon, and they all talked it over going home, and had such a powerful lot to say about faith and good works and free grace and preforeordestination, and I don't know what all, that it did seem to me to be one of the roughest Sundays I had run across yet.
Cancelling reward bookings outside of the 24-hour free grace period has also become cheaper, with the fee reduced from $150 to $125 when completed via aeroplan.com.
We have turned free grace into cheap grace.We cheapen it with a lack of commitment, lack of gratitude and lack of response.
However, they will be given a one hour free grace period after their ticket expires, in recognition of the extra time it can take Blue Badge holders to return to their vehicle.
Oman Airport has set a 10-minute free grace period for dropping off and picking up travellers at the departure and arrival gates at the Muscat International Airport.
Of particular interest to this reviewer are Knollys' "Preface" to fellow Baptist Katherine Sutton's A Christian Woman's Experiences of the Glorious Workings of God's Free Grace (1663) and his autobiographical The Life and Death of That Old Disciple of Jesus Christ (1692).
Topics of the selections include free grace from The First Part of an Equal Check to Pharisaism and Antinomianism (1774), unbelief from A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians (1797), heart religion from Practical Piety (1811), spiritual authority from A Treatise on the Nation and Constitution of the Christian Church (1773), and Irish Catholicism from The Christian Duty of Granting the Claims of the Roman Catholics (1827).
Prevenient grace is the free grace that is given to all, no matter what.