Articles tagged with: Grace

What did 'grace' mean in the first century?

UCGia Bible Insights October 14 2021

What did 'grace' mean in the first century?

In contrast to its meaning today, the term ‘grace’, springing from a translation of the Greek word charis, held quite a different meaning during Greco-Roman times.
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Repentance, penance and grace

UCGia Bible Insights September 3 2020

Repentance, penance and grace

Penance – according to the dictionary – is “any act of self-punishment for a sin or wrongdoing.” Penance is not mentioned in the Bible, but repentance is.
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A story of God's grace
God sent the prophet Nathan to David with a story about a poor man who had only a single lamb, which was taken and killed by a rich man. Credit: Sweet Publishing / FreeBibleimages.org

UCGia Bible Insights April 1 2021

A story of God's grace

The biblical account of God's grace in bringing a fallen king to repentance and restoration has great significance for us today.
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The Prodigal Son and God's grace

UCGia Bible Insights June 25 2020

The Prodigal Son and God's grace

The well-known parable of the Prodigal Son demonstrates the magnitude of God's grace and love for all humanity.
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Growing in grace and Dennis the Menace

UCGia Bible Insights October 1 2020

Growing in grace and Dennis the Menace

Few things could be more important to our relationship with God than a true, biblical understanding of grace.
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Grace, works and obedience

UCGia Bible Insights May 28 2020

Grace, works and obedience

Christ's exhortation of Christians to produce fruit and obey God does not mean we somehow earn our salvation.
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