Dear Lord, grant me the grace of wonder. Surprise me, amaze me, awe me in every crevice of your universe. Each day enrapture me with your marvelous things without number. ...I do not ask to see the reason for it all: I ask only to share the wonder of it all.— Abraham Joshua Heschel
Breathtaking Amazing Grace quotations
Although my memory's fading, I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.
Somewhere between raising hell and amazing grace, Lord I know just how they feel.
Amazing grace! how sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost but now am found, Was blind but now i see.
No matter how loud you shout, you will not drown out the voice of the people!
Jesus comes not for the super-spiritual but for the wobbly and the weak-kneed who know they don’t have it all together, and who are not too proud to accept the handout of amazing grace.
The ultimate test of our spirituality is the measure of our amazement at the grace of God.
Why are black folks singing Amazing Grace which is a song about a white slaver's conversion?
Grace is power, not just pardon.
Grace, like water, flows to the lowest part.
My chains are gone I've been set free My God, my Savior has ransomed me And like a flood His mercy reigns Unending love, amazing grace!
Writing should be an adventure, shrouded in mystery and uncertainty, blessed with amazing grace. In theory, of course
God sometimes does His work with gentle drizzle, not storms.
Today you will envy the blessings of another, or you will bask in the wonder of the amazing grace you have been given.
The growth of trees and plants takes place so slowly that it is not easily seen.
Daily we notice little change. But, in course of time, we see that a great change has taken place. So it is with grace. Sanctification is a progressive, lifelong work (Prov 4:18). It is an amazing work of God's grace and it is a work to be prayed for (Rom 8:27).
I'm not perfect. And who knows how many times I've fallen short. We all fall short. That's the amazing thing about the grace of God.
Jason muttered "And I saw something...Really terrible." "That was Hera," Thalia grumbled, "Her Majesty, the Loose Cannon." "That's it, Thalia Grace," Said the goddess. "I will turn you into and aardvark, so help me-" "Stop it, you two," Piper said. Amazingly, they both shut up.
The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.
God's grace is amazing! We're saved by grace - God's undeserved favor - and we live by grace, which is also God's power in our lives to do what we could never do in our own strength. And it's all because God is love, and He loves us unconditionally, constantly and completely.
Carry with you maps and string, flashlights, friends who make you sing, and stars to help you find your place, music, hope, and amazing grace.
Everyone praises Sachin Tendulkar. He may be a genius in his own right but in my book, Rahul Dravid is the artist. Dravid's defence tactics, his strokes, his cuts, his grace are truly amazing. I'd like to meet the chap sometime and take my hat off to him.
Grace means undeserved kindness. It is the gift of God to man the moment he sees he is unworthy of God's favor.
There's no end to amazing grace.
Through many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come;
'Tis grace has brought me safe thus far, And grace will lead me home.
The Good News means we can stop lying to ourselves.
The sweet sound of amazing grace saves us from the necessity of self-deception. It keeps us from denying that though Christ was victorious, the battle with lust, greed, and pride still rages within us.
People never fail to amaze me. They face the unimaginable with a shot of grace and a rush of adrenaline; they steel their nerves; they summon their cool or anger or faith or whatever it takes to pull them through, and they go on to live another day.
Surely the principles of Christianity lead to action as well as meditation.
When God's justice falls, we are offended because we think God owes perpetual mercy. We must not take His grace for granted. We must never lose our capacity to be amazed by grace
I once was lost, but now am found.
We are puzzled and bewildered whenever we see suffering in this world because we have become accustomed to the mercy and the long-suffering of God. Amazing grace is no longer amazing to us.
At that time, I had recently finished a book called Amazing Grace, which many people tell me is a very painful book to read. Well, if it was painful to read, it was also painful to write. I had pains in my chest for two years while I was writing that book.
When you hear Doc Watson singing Amazing Grace, something else enters the room.
You are so amazed by grace, you're not picking a fight with anyone, you're just crying tears of amazement that should lead to a heart for lost people, that God does indeed save, when he doesn't have to save anybody.
I can tell you that it takes great strength to surrender.
You have to know that you are not going to collapse. Instead, you are going to open to a power that you don't even know, and it is going to come to meet you. In the process of healing, this is one of the huge things that I have discovered. People recognized the energy coming to meet them. When they opened to another energy, a love, a divine love, came through to meet them. That is what is known as grace. We all sing about amazing grace. It is a gift.I think that it comes through the work that we do. For some people, it can come out of the blue, but I know that in my own situation, the grace came through incredible vigilance.
There are other kinds of emotional pain that emerge from our own mistaken thinking. As we surrender that pain, we are inviting into our thought system a guide who will lead us to different thoughts. It’s like the song “Amazing Grace”: I was blind and now I see.