Grace is that manifestation of God’s character that brings salvation to mankind. Grace makes salvation possible even though the law of sin and death says it is impossible.
But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners. (Romans 5:8 NLT)
Grace is that manifestation of God’s power that brings eternal life to mankind. Grace makes eternal life possible even though the law of sin and death says it is impossible.
“For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16 NLT)
This power opens the way to eternal life that was closed because of Adam’s sin.
After sending them out, the LORD God stationed mighty cherubim to the east of the Garden of Eden. And he placed a flaming sword that flashed back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life. (Genesis 3:24 NLT)
The door to eternal life was closed to mankind because of sin but God’s grace opened it again.
Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me. (John 14:6 NLT)