GIFT, RECEIVED BY FAITH

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Daily Prayer for February 7th, 2018

Good Wednesday morning, God—thank You! :o)

Your grace is sufficient for me. I am weak and fall flat of Your glory, but You are strong, and have raised me up with, Christ Jesus, and seated me with him in the heavenly realms. It is by grace I have been saved, through faith, and this is not by works, or from myself, it is a gift from You. I am forever grateful!! In Jesus name. Amen.

2 Corinthians 12:8-9 New International Version (NIV)

8 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. 9 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.

Ephesians 2:6-7 New International Version (NIV)

6 And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, 7 in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus.

Romans 3:20-25 New International Version (NIV)

20 Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law, we become conscious of our sin.

Righteousness Through Faith

21 But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. 22 This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile, 23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. 25 God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood—to be received by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished—

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