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The Means of Grace

...mean, anyway?

One remarkable truth much neglected by Christians is known as the means of grace. By this we mean the outward ways through which God grants grace to the Christian. The means are like channels or avenues – designated paths by which God provides strengthening grace to his people.

The three means of grace are the Word (the Bible), the Sacraments (the Lord’s Supper and baptism) and prayer.

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Word: The Bible is the very word of God that he has given to his people. Scripture tells us that the Word of God is inspired (2 Timothy 3:16) – that is, the original documents of Scripture come to us as the very will of God, without error or confusion.
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Sacraments: Perhaps you are not familiar with idea of sacraments. You may have heard baptism or the Lord’s Supper referred to instead as "ordinances." How can it be that either baptism and the Lord’s Supper be means by which God grants the Christian to grow in grace?
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Prayer: In prayer, we draw close to God and praise, thank and bless him for who he is, and offer to him prayers concerning our needs. We pray, just as we read the Word and take the Sacraments, in faith. Without faith, none of these means of grace is effective.

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Want to dig a little deeper into Scripture? Geneva’s article collection provides you with a broad look at theological issues, book reviews and cultural commentary.

The Weight of Glory: Hymns or Praise Cho…

Since the earliest days of the church the presence of music in worship has been a topic fraught with debate. Currently, there seems to be no abatement in the debate between hymns and praise choruses. There are those who argue that hymns are outdated, stodgy, and boring. This certainly seems to . . .

Vision Forum Family Catalog: Buyer Bewar…

Over the years I have received many catalogs through the mail from various companies selling products as diverse as books to personal submarines.  I typically thumb through the catalogs giving them only passing attention.  I recently received one catalog, however, that has drawn more th . . .

Summer Travel and Church Attendance

Many families and individuals are under the impression that they can take a vacation not only from work and school but church as well.  A common mindset is that, ‘I can take the whole week off—including Sunday!’  This, however, is a misguided understanding of vacation and especially worshi . . .

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