When Paul faced the threats of Satan's strategies, he called upon God. In Second Corinthians 12:9, God reveals a powerful principle in His answer to Paul's prayer: "My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness" (NKJV). God's grace is more than enough! The depos ..
We must all do what we do by the grace of God! The Apostle Paul said, "But by the grace of God I am what I am" (1 Corinthians 15:10 NKJV). We, too, must be what God wants us to be by His grace. In First Corinthians 3:10-13, Paul reveals the importance of this truth: "According to the grace o ..
Grace is God's empowering within our hearts to do what we cannot do alone. When problems or insufficiency seem to stand in our way like a mountain, His grace keeps us strong and moving ahead into His perfect plan. Faith in God removes the mountains. Grace (http://dennisburkeministries.or ..
We must begin to see ourselves through the light of God's grace working in and through us. Notice what Romans 5:2 says, "By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God" (KJV). We reach into increasing levels of God's grace (http ..
In Acts 2:42, we have a revealing glimpse of the emerging Church and the priorities of its people: "And they continued steadfastly in the apostles doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers" (NKJV). We see here that fellowship requires involvement in the lives of others. I ..
Many Christian parents have pushed their children to be a pastor or preacher without really knowing (http://dennisburkeministries.org/books/Knowing-God-Intimately) from the Holy Spirit (http://dennisburkeministries.org/books/Yielding-to-the-Holy-Spirit)that it is God's will. They assume that the ..
We are not all the same, nor are we called to be clones of some "superstar" in the Christian world. Each of us has been placed in Christ and must therefore cultivate our individual place of service to Him. When this truth becomes real to us, the importance of the various positions in the Bod ..
Peter described this grace as possessing a variety of facets. The King James Version translates it as the "manifold grace of God" in First Peter 4:10. Notice The Amplified Bible: "As each of you has received a gift (a particular spiritual talent, a gracious divine endowment), employ it for one a ..
The grace of God is such a vast subject that scholars have filled volumes in examining its aspects. However, every believer needs to know the ways in which God's grace is essential to living and growing in the midst of his or her circumstances. One of my priorities has always been that the t ..
When we do not grow in grace, undesirable roots will begin to grow on the inside of us contaminating the pure power of God's presence. And not only will we be changed as the presence of grace fades in our lives, but those we influence may also be contaminated by the bitter results we experience. ..