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Posted 09/20/2022 in Inspirational Quotes

A Huge List of Grace Quotes That Will Change Your Life


A Huge List of Grace Quotes That Will Change Your Life

Quotes about grace are popular because they capture the essence of this often-misunderstood virtue. Grace is more than just being friendly or polite; it's a deep sense of acceptance and understanding that comes from a place of compassion. These quotes about grace offer a unique perspective on this enigmatic concept. Whether you're looking for insight into your own life or appreciate the beauty of words, these quotes will leave you thinking long after you've read them. Before we explore the best quotes about grace, it is important to define "what is grace."



What is Grace?

Grace is a divine and unconditional gift from God. It is unearned, unmerited favor, and it is often referred to as the unmerited favor of God. In the Bible, grace is described as being "like a river flowing freely" (Psalm 36:9). It is all the blessings and kindness that allows us to receive mercy, forgiveness, love, and favor despite our sins or shortcoming. Since God gives us grace, it is important that we give grace to others.


Grace Quotes from the Bible

2 Corinthians 12:9 Bible verse about God's Grace

The Bible is full of inspiring quotes about grace, many of which come directly from the words of the Lord Jesus Christ. From his parables to his direct teachings, Jesus often spoke about God's mercy in a way that encouraged humility and compassion. Here are some of the most well-known grace quotes from the Bible:

"And I will walk at liberty; for I seek thy precepts." - Psalm 119:45

This passage reminds us that when we seek God's word, we will gain true freedom through his amazing grace. Nothing is more liberating than knowing that you are loved unconditionally by God, no matter what mistakes you may have made. 

"For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast." - Ephesians 2:8-9

This verse reinforces that salvation comes only through grace—not anything we could ever do alone. By accepting His wonderful gifts of rare grace, we can rest assured that our sins are forgiven, and our hearts are filled with joy and peace. 

"But he said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.' Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.' - 2 Corinthians 12:9 

This quote encourages us to accept the strength of Christ Jesus even when we feel weak or inadequate in our everyday lives. Knowing that His grace is always there to help us back up again can be a powerful reminder when times get tough, or obstacles seem too hard to overcome. 


The Grace of God Quotes

God's grace is amazing quote

The grace of God is an essential part of Christianity and many other religions. It reminds believers that no matter what we do, God will always be there for us. This concept can be challenging to understand, but it can provide hope and peace in times of suffering. Here are five quotes about God's grace to help bring some understanding to this powerful message. 

"The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn't have been complete without you." – Frederick Buechner. 

Buechner's quote reminds us that we are here because our presence matters. We were put on this earth for a reason, and our lives have value. This quote speaks to how unique each individual is and how much love and support we receive from God, no matter what mistakes we make in eternal life. 

"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." -Dolly Parton 

Dolly Parton's quote speaks to accepting both good times and bad as parts of the Christian life. Of course, everyone goes through hard times; it's just part of being human. But these hardships can help us appreciate the joys in life even more when they come around. And even during hard times, we can be comforted knowing that God is with us every step of the way providing His unconditional love and care for us despite all circumstances.  

 "God does not require that you be successful; only that you be faithful." -Mother Teresa

 Mother Teresa was an incredible example of faithfulness in her lifetime; she devoted her life to serving others despite all odds against her success. Her words remind us that striving for success is admirable, and our focus should always remain on staying true to ourselves and doing what we believe is right, no matter what obstacles come our way or how successful or unsuccessful we ultimately become.  

 "God loves each of us as if there were only one of us." -St Augustine

St Augustine's words remind us that God loves each individual unconditionally regardless of who they are or where they come from; He sees each person as unique and worthy of love regardless of any other factors involved in their lives. That unconditional grace imparts strength during difficult times when nothing else seems inevitable.

Grace, like water, flows to the lowest part. - Philip Yancey

Not matter where we are in life or what has happened, God's grace will reach us.

"Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God's grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God's grace." - Jerry Bridges

What a powerful reminder that because of Christ Jesus, we are not like the Pharisee who believe that their actions and deeds will earn the God grace. Instead this quote reminds us that no matter what happens today or what we do, God's grace will be there.

"God's grace is amazing! He takes our lives, which are broken beyond repair, and He renews them with His loving kindness." – Unknown. 

This quote highlights the power of God's grace in transforming our lives for the better. No matter how far gone we may feel or how broken our lives seem, the love of the one and only son of God and his kindness can give us hope and help us build a brighter future for ourselves.  


Quotes about Giving Others Grace

Rick Warren God's Grace Quotes

Showing grace to others is integral to life; it encourages empathy, understanding, and forgiveness when times are tough. Here are five quotes about the importance of giving others grace.

"You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you." -John Bunyan. 

This quote reminds us that doing something kind for someone else with no expectation of anything in return is truly a selfless act. It also speaks to the power of showing sovereign grace and kindness to people who may be going through difficult times or unable to offer much in return due to their current circumstances.

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." – Plato 

This quote encourages us to be understanding and gentle with people we come across, even when it may be challenging. Everyone has hardships that they are dealing with; this quote speaks to how vital showing grace to others is as an act of empathy and understanding.

"Grace is freely given, not hoarded." -Marianne Williamson

Williamson reminds us that giving grace to others should always remain unconditional. We should never withhold compassion or kindness from someone simply because we don't think they deserve it; instead, we should continue giving regardless of our opinion.

"Real love means seeing beyond the words spoken out of pain, and instead seeing a soul that is striving for grace." – Steve Maraboli.

Maraboli's quote speaks to the beauty of having empathy toward others rather than being judgemental towards their words or actions. We may disagree with what someone says or does at the moment, but by taking a step back and looking at things more objectively, we can understand where they are coming from and show them abounding grace in our response.

"Grace isn't just God's part; it's also our part. Grace requires you to forgive people who hurt you. It requires you to reach out and give people second chances." -Rick Warren.

Warren's quote reminds us how powerful it is to forgive and give someone a second chance. It's not easy to do, but showing grace in the face of hurt or mistakes can be transformative for both parties involved.

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Final Thoughts About Grace Quotes

These grace quotes provide an essential reminder of the power of showing kindness and unconditional understanding towards others, no matter what life throws at us, as well as Jesus Christ love towards us. Through these words, we can be encouraged to stay true to our values in challenging times and show grace even when it seems complicated.


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Corine Williams, Ph.D. is Clinical Psychologist that is currently seeing clients in the States of Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. You can find out more about her practice by visiting www.therapyforchristians.com/corinewilliams.  In addition to providing individual therapy, Dr. Williams is also passionate about writing books and designing merchandise that educate, uplift, and normalize mental health subject in the Christian community. You can find out more about her at  www.booksbycorine.com or by visiting her amazon profile here: https://www.amazon.com/Corine-Hyman/e/B00AWZ5FL2


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