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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.

Understanding the Office of Deacon

Often in the study of Scriptures we come to concepts and doctrines that many in the church believe arise de novo in the New Testament (NT).  One such teaching concerns the office of deacon.  Many read the book of Acts and see that deacons are for the first time appointed in chapter 6 . . .

The Function of Government According to …

We must understand what role government is to play according to the teaching of Scripture.  If we understand the place of government, then perhaps we will not expect more of government than we ought. 

The Importance of Church Membership

Why must a man and a woman make a vow to one another in a public wedding ceremony in order to be married? Why can't a couple pledge their love for each other in private? Are we indentured to a cultural tradition or is there a biblical principle at work? Ultimately, what underlies the weddi . . .

*This is just a sample!  There are dozens of articles in the articles collection if you are interested.