Putting a Face on Grace
Putting a Face on Grace
Living a Life Worth Passing On
Multnomah Books, Paperback, 9781590527719, 176pp.
Publication Date: April 4, 2006
How sweet the sound-it saved a wretch like you. It's amazing. But has God's grace changed you? Is it changing others through you? Richard Blackaby explores what may be causing you to miss out on an abundant life of grace, and how simply knowing about it is a far cry from embracing a grace-filled lifestyle. Once you fully experience and grasp its essence, you can't help but "practice" God's undeserved favor by passing it on to everyone around you. Grace shares a close relationship with love, is never static, and is always searching for those willing to receive it. This book focuses on pointed and practical life application so that you can attain the power of gracious living today
Let God's Grace
Flow Through You
God's grace is so boundless,
so contrary to human nature,
and so unconditionally given
that you will never understand it...
...until you give it away.
Get ready to be washed in pure joy, renewed by a fresh sense of gratitude for the rich, undeserved favor God continually bestows upon you. Dr. Richard Blackaby explores what it means to make God's grace a lifestyle and how it will become personal, practical, and recognizable in your life. You'll discover: What genuine grace is and what it is not The power of life words and the devastation of death words The secret to establishing a grace-filled home How to recognize grace-giving opportunities Ways to extend grace when you don't think you can
Unable to deny His unconditional love, or even to keep it to yourself, soon grace will have a face. And the reflection in your mirror will tell its story.
How Sweet the Sound
It's a living, breathing testament to the depth of God's love. You don't deserve it, but you've got it. So, what are you doing with God's amazing grace? Many Christians sing of its sweet sound, but fail to extend it to others-missing the point entirely.
"Putting a Face on Grace" provides practical ways you can become a conduit of God's grace to those around you. Dr. Richard Blackaby's personal stories will have you nodding in agreement, laughing with empathetic understanding, and eagerly embracing a new life worth passing on. "You" will become the essential element that keeps God's life-giving grace flowing.
And if you think you're unworthy of such an honor, that's good. That's "grace..."
Story Behind the Book
Much has been said about God's grace. Observing it, defining it, soaking it in. But little has been said about bringing it full circle, to the point where we freely receive and give it on a daily basis. This is what lifestyle grace is all about. Richard Blackaby's book hits a market in need, and "reinvents" grace for us all-exploding our understanding of this tremendous gift and bringing it into a new, tangible dimension.
Richard Blackaby is the oldest son of Henry and Marilynn Blackaby. He earned his BA in history, MDiv in theology, and a PhD in church history. He has been a senior pastor and has served as president of the Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary since 1993. He is married to Lisa and they enjoy three teenage children. Richard has coauthored many books with his father, Henry, including: When God Speaks, God’s Invitation: A Challenge to College Students, Cross Seekers, Experiencing God Day-by-Day, The Experience, Spiritual Leadership: Moving People on to God’s Agenda, Hearing God’s Voice, and Called to Be God’s Leader: Lessons from the Life of Joshua.