You’ve heard it so many times – God is gracious. But what does it mean? What is the grace of God? Well, the grace of God refers to God’s unmerited favor towards mankind. It is the kindness that God shows us not because of something we did but because of who he is, a gracious God.
Have you ever felt like, who am I, that God has been so good to me? Yes, that’s the grace of God at work. God is always so good to you not because of who you are or something you did. But because he is a gracious God.
See below for some more bible verses on the grace of God, to help you better understand the grace of God and how gracious God is to you.
Bible verses on the grace of God
Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.
For sin shall no longer be your master because you are not under the law, but under grace.
2 Corinthians 12:9
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.
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.
And if by grace, then it cannot be based on works; if it were, grace would no longer be grace.
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
2 Corinthians 9:8
And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people.
And all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
1 Peter 5:10
And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.
However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.
1 Peter 4:10
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.
2 Timothy 1:9
He has saved us and called us to a holy life not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time.
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.
But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.
Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many!
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. But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
2 Peter 1:2
Grace and peace be yours in abundance through the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.
No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are.
For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
So that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.
But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
The law was brought in so that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace increased all the more.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.
The grace of the Lord Jesus be with God’s people. Amen.
2 Corinthians 12:8-9
Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. 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.
2 Timothy 2:1
You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.
To the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves.
With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all.
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? By no means! We are those who have died to sin; how can we live in it any longer?
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
So that, as sin reigned in death, grace also might reign through righteousness leading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God.
2 Thessalonians 2:16
May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope.
For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ!
2 Corinthians 8:7
But since you excel in everything in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness, and in the love we have kindled in you see that you also excel in this grace of giving.
You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from Christ; you have fallen away from grace.
Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings. It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace, not by eating ceremonial foods, which is of no benefit to those who do so.
See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many.
Prayer for God’s grace
I thank you for all that you are and all that you do for me
Thank you for the love and kindness you keep showering on me and my family
Thank you for your mercies in our lives
Thank you for the gift of your son Jesus Christ
Thank you for the salvation through Jesus Christ
I pray that you will continue to guide us in all our ways
Sustain us with your grace
Grant us divine favor
And let us see your glory in all areas of our lives
Thank you for your love and goodness through Jesus Christ, our Lord