Growing in God’s Grace!
“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.” 2 Peter 3:18
Christianity is a vast work. The commandments of God are exceeding broad, and our duty is so large and comprehensive that continual growth in grace is very reasonable and necessary. Our Savior has given us all we need for salvation, but we must continue to grow to be effective witnesses for Him. Christianity is not just serving our immediate circle. Christianity is not all about communicating only to our family or a small group, even if it does this. Instead, Christianity is encouraging people throughout the world to seek God.
As Christians, we must constantly grow and learn more about God’s grace. Today’s bible verse from 2 Peter 3:18 encourages us to “grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.” We should remember that we are not perfect and will make mistakes. But as we continue to grow in grace, God will help us overcome our mistakes and become more like Him.
2 Peter 1:8 says, “For if you possess these qualities and continue to grow in them, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
There is nothing that compares to the feeling of grace. As you accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior, grace becomes your lifeblood. Grace is what makes the difference between success and failure, happiness and sadness, health and sickness. It is a power greater than anything we can imagine. But growing in grace isn’t easy. It requires effort, perseverance, and humility. However, it is one of the most rewarding things a person can do.
Growing in grace is an important goal for Christians. Grace is the unmerited favor and love of God shown to us in Christ. Grace allows us to be forgiven, restored, and empowered to do good. As we grow in grace, we become more Christlike and able to share His love with others. Growing in grace is possible through God’s help and a sincere effort, such as studying the Bible and learning more about who God is. We can also grow by spending time with other believers, who can help teach us and point us in the right direction. 2 Corinthians 9:8 says, “And God can make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.”
1. My God, thank you for your faithfulness and loving-kindness towards me.
2. Holy Spirit, help me daily to grow in God’s grace by giving me the strength to overcome my weaknesses in Jesus’ name. Amen.