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The Promises of Grace: Living in the Grip of God's Love

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Christians hear and understand that they are "saved by grace." But what other spiritual benefits can an understanding of grace reveal? What has God promised believers his grace will provide?

In the book The Promises of Grace, Bryan Chapell offers a careful look at the beauty of grace and all it brings to believers--not "more money and fewer headaches" but "confidence of our
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by Baker Books
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As children of God, we are sometimes prone to doubt the sovereignty, love, and grace of the Father, especially during times of intense pressure and testing. What gives us unshakeable hope and assurance in the midst of the furnace is the promise of God's grace to His own. That is the central theme of this book. Chapell puts is this way in the introduction:

"The benefits of God's grace are so overwhelming, so sure, and so powerful that they defy the ability of the troubles of this world to dampen o
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Bryan Chapell is the president of Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, the denominational seminary of the Presbyterian Church in America. He began teaching at Covenant in 1984 after ten years in pastoral ministry. Chapell has a BSJ from Northwestern University, an MDiv from Covenant Theological Seminary, and a PhD in speech communication from Southern Illinois University Carbondal ...more
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“The afflictions we experience do not evidence the absence of divine love, because God uses even this pain for higher purposes in our behalf. The proof is in the cross itself.” 0 likes
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