Grace, Freedom and Faith

Grace and Hope

Grace and Hope (Photo credit: Crysco Photography)

OK, I’m trying to sought out my own thoughts on this as I type… but this generally comes from reading the book “You’ve Already Got It” by Andrew Wommack.  I was particularly impressed by his handling of grace and faith as these are often falsely dealt with as if they are opposed and you must choose a side, when actually we are saved by grace through faith.  The two ideas are opposed but only as your fingers and thumb are opposed, with which you can grasp anything!

We are given (by grace) all that we need.  Every sin is paid off- so no amount of guilt has any right to hold us (would you be in debt if someone had paid off all your debts already- would you try and pay it again?).  This is why there is no condemnation in Christ.  More than this we have been blessed with every spiritual blessing by Christ already.  Even our healings are already paid for.  This bears dwelling upon: Continue reading

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Free Will and Predestination: why we need both 100%

The Bible clearly backs both of these points of view.  Therefore it is imperative that we exclude neither.  But how to do so, when they seem so opposed?  Are they?  And why are both included in scripture?  How essential are they? Continue reading