What is Grace?
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What is Grace?

Ephesians 2:8  (ID: 0514)

Salvation makes us alive, sets us free, and puts us in good standing with God. This salvation is produced through God’s grace, delivered through faith in Christ Jesus and the work He did on our behalf. As Alistair Begg points out, when Paul wrote “By grace you have been saved,” he was describing a present state based on a past activity. This grace has transformative, life-giving power—but only for those who know they desperately need it!


8For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.