We know Apple promises us, “There’s an app for that.” Whatever we want—directions, language translation, calorie counts, iBooks, movie tickets, word games—it begs to gratify.
But we know better. Don’t we?
Apple can’t touch our deepest appetites—For our lives to have significance. For satisfying relationships. For a mission more meaningful than me.
Whatever we need—direction, understanding, peace, service, joy—it’s God who has a grace for that. He’s able to satisfy (2 Corinthians 9:8).
- Need help with a problem child? There’s a grace for that.
- Stuck in an unsatisfying job? There’s a grace for that.
- Can’t break an addictive habit? There’s a grace for that, too.
Whatever it, God has the power to either change the circumstance or change the other person or change us (Hebrews 4:16). That’s His grace.
A year ago, would we have imagined the journey we’ve been traveling? Would we have thought it too much, if we had foreseen each roadblock?
Yet each step of our way, often only one step at a time, God has left us a gift—a gift of His grace—at the right place, the right time, through the right person, the right word.
Grace is what He’s promised, down to the very last verse in the Bible.
“The grace of the Lord Jesus be with God’s people. Amen” (Revelation 22:21 NIV).
And grace is what He delivers.
“From his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”
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