Joey Santos | 2.22.2023
Grace and Mercy
The concept of grace and mercy is one of the most fundamental teachings of Christianity. It is a reminder that we are loved by God, even when we don’t deserve it. Grace is defined as God’s unmerited favor, while mercy is defined as not giving us what we do deserve. Together, grace and mercy remind us that God loves us unconditionally, no matter what our mistakes or failures may be. Through His grace and mercy, God extends His love to us in a way that no other being can.
Grace and mercy are two of the most important aspects of love. While they are often used interchangeably, there is a subtle difference between them. .Grace is God’s help for those who cannot do something on their own. It can be seen in the way that Jesus extends his help to sinful people. He says, “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28). Mercy is different than grace because it is a more personal act of love; it gives a person peace when they are hurting. For example, imagine someone like Jesus who was compassionate towards the lonely and lost even though they did not deserve it. Mercy can also be shown by someone Grace is the unmerited favor of God while mercy is His compassion and kindness. It is important to understand the difference between grace and mercy in order to appreciate the fullness of God’s love for us.
Life on Mission – 2.25.2023
This Sunday, we will discuss how much of an impact we can make on the lives of those around us. We need meaningful relationships and must commit to one another to succeed in our mission. Everyone in our lives, whether family members, friends, coworkers, or even neighbors, is essential. The people we know and interact with can significantly impact our lives and how we live them. They can provide insight and advice to help us stay on track with our goals and dreams. They can also be sources of comfort when times get tough. It’s essential to take the time to share our thoughts, feelings, and experiences with those around us to build meaningful relationships that will last for years to come.
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