Wednesday, December 28, 2011

God's Grace

My two nieces were involved in a horrible car crash yesterday, that totaled their car. They walked away from the crash with whip-lash and facial discomfort due to the airbag chemicals. They are both believers, and sweet, sweet girls. I thank God for His protective provision in His children's lives. 

I awoke this morning at 5:30, and the first thought that came to my mind was, "This could have been a very different morning for our family, if it weren't for God's grace." An anagram explains grace this way: God's Riches At Christ's Expense. Because of Christ's death (in our place) on the cross & His resurrection, we can receive eternal life, and become part of God's family. God watches out for & protects His family, the way any good father would, and so much more so. The following scripture is written about those who have accepted Christ - that have believed that His finished work on the cross is their only way of salvation - and applies only to them:

Psalm 91:11 - "For He will give His angels charge (orders) concerning you, to guard you in all your ways."

It wasn't luck that kept the girls alive yesterday, it was God, and I thank Him, I worship Him, for it.

5 comments:

Penny Duncan Creations said...

God's grace indeed!!! Praise the Lord they were OK!!!!! What a blessing your family received!!!!

Shelly Watson said...

so glad to hear your family is OK!!

An Art Nest said...

glad your sweet ones are ok! thanks for visiting Art Nest!

Aussie Carolyn said...

So glad to hear your family are okay and walked away from the accident.

Laura said...

Thank you for your prayers and kind comments!

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