But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus. For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians 2:4-9)
God has great love for us, is rich in mercy, and saves us by His grace. And grace is a gift, not earned.
And if by grace, then it is no longer by works; if it were, grace would no longer be grace. (Romans 11:6)
As God’s love is great and He is rich in mercy, so His grace also comes in great quantities.
His love has no limit;
His grace has no measure;
His power no boundary known unto man.
For out of His infinite riches in Jesus,
He giveth and giveth and giveth again.
- Annie Johnson Flint
How much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! (Romans 5:15)
…grace increased all the more… (Romans 5:20)
God’s abundant provision of grace… (Romans 5:17)
Grace and peace be yours in abundance. (1 Peter 1:2b)
But he gives us more grace… (James 4:6)
From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. (John 1:16)
…and much grace was upon them all. (Acts 4:33)
…because of the surpassing grace God has given you. (2 Corinthians 9:14)
…in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us… (Ephesians 1:7-8)
God is not stingy with grace. We who know Him know by experience that He is wealthy in grace.