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Summary: Jesus is God's grace and His grace is sufficient for us.

Paul was used by God mightily and at a stage he was shown a lot of things by God in 2 Corinthians 12: 1- 7, he had an out of body experience and in this revelations he saw a lot of things :

I have to boast, even though it doesn't do any good. But I will now talk about visions and revelations given me by the Lord. I know a certain Christian man who fourteen years ago was snatched up to the highest heaven (I do not know whether this actually happened or whether he had a vision—only God knows). I repeat, I know that this man was snatched to Paradise (again, I do not know whether this actually happened or whether it was a vision—only God knows), and there he heard things which cannot be put into words, things that human lips may not speak. So I will boast about this man—but I will not boast about myself, except the things that show how weak I am. If I wanted to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be telling the truth. But I will not boast, because I do not want any of you to have a higher opinion of me than you have as a result of what you have seen me do and heard me say.

But to keep me from being puffed up with pride because of the many wonderful things I saw, I was given a painful physical ailment, which acts as Satan's messenger to beat me and keep me from being proud.

Paul asked God to please help him with the condition he had. And God said this to him in 2 Corinthians 12: 8 -10

Three times I prayed to the Lord about this and asked him to take it away. But his answer was: “My grace is all you need, for my power is greatest when you are weak.” I am most happy, then, to be proud of my weaknesses, in order to feel the protection of Christ's power over me. I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and difficulties for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

God said to Paul that His grace was enough for him.

What is Grace?

Grace is Chesed in Greek meaning:

deliverance from enemies, affliction or adversity.

Grace is enablement, daily guidance, forgiveness and preservation.

Grace is Charis:

It focuses n the provision of Salvation

Jesus is God's grace.

Grace is all about what Jesus accomplished when He came on earth.

Grace is putting faith in what Jesus as done.

Grace is choosing to believe in the good news.

Grace is putting my trust in what Jesus as done for me on the cross of Calvary.

Grace is not what I do for Him.

Grace is receiving the finished work of Jesus.

We are living the christian life and serving the Lord by the grace of God.

Paul had to lean on God's grace and trusted God in everything he was going through. Because of this Paul was blessed in all things and actually wrote a lot of books in the Bible. Paul also had faith in God and this helped him a lot.

God through his grace makes right any person who as faith in His Son Jesus Christ. We are made right with God through faith only and not what we have done to follow the law. The Blood sacrifice of Jesus paid for our sins and this is what the WORD of God says to us that sin shall not have dominion over us. Having faith in God causes me to be what the law actually wants.

Romans 6: 1 -14 Paul writes this

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound? Certainly not! How shall we who died to sin live any longer in it? Or do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death? Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

For if we have been united together in the likeness of His death, certainly we also shall be in the likeness of His resurrection, knowing this, that our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin. For he who has died has been freed from sin. Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with Him, knowing that Christ, having been raised from the dead, dies no more. Death no longer has dominion over Him. For the death that He died, He died to sin once for all; but the life that He lives, He lives to God. Likewise you also, reckon yourselves to be dead indeed to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in its lusts. And do not present your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but present yourselves to God as being alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God. For sin shall not have dominion over you, for you are not under law but under grace.

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