When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.— Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Professional Cheap Grace quotations
In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how greatly you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
Do not think that your crying and complaints can force Jesus to become sentimental and then give Himself out so cheaply.
My yoke is easy, and my burden light.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our church. We are fighting today for costly grace.
Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves.
Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession.... Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.
Cheap grace is the idea that "grace" did it all for me so I do not need to change my lifestyle. The believer who accepts the idea of "cheap grace" thinks he can continue to live like the rest of the world. Instead of following Christ in a radical way, the Christian lost in cheap grace thinks he can simply enjoy the consolations of his grace.
Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don't expect it from cheap people.
I can no longer condemn or hate a brother for whom I pray, no matter how much trouble he causes me.
Costly grace is the treasure hidden in the field;
for the sake of it a man will gladly go and sell all he has. It is the pearl of great price to by which the merchant will sell all his goods.
The gift of perfume to a flower is a special grace like genius or like beauty, and never becomes common or cheap.
Be free. Not cheap.
Cheap grace is grace without discipleship.
Cheap grace replaces truth with tolerance, lowering the bar so everyone can jump over it and we can all feel good about ourselves.
Costly grace is the gospel which must be sought again and again, the gift which must be asked for, the door at which a man must knock.
Grace has the ability to change anything at anytime.
The word of cheap grace has been the ruin of more Christians than any commandment of works.
The essence of grace, we suppose, is that the account has been paid in advance;
and, because it has been paid, everything can be had for nothing.
Christ did not suffer and die to offer cheap grace.
Jesus did not go willingly to the cross so we could have an easy life or offer a faith built on easy-believism. As someone once said, 'Salvation is free, but not cheap.' It cost Jesus His life.
I pray that you all put your shoes way under the bed at night so that you gotta get on your knees in the morning to find them. And while you're down there thank God for grace and mercy and understanding.
We have suffered from the preaching of cheap grace.
Grace is free, but it is not cheap. People will take anything that is free, but they are not interested in discipleship. They will take Christ as Savior but not as Lord.
Never permit yourself to indulge in cheap flattery, which often times means to merely satisfy the individuals vanity and sometimes to ingratiate the flatter into the good graces of the flattered.
In normal life we hardly realize how much more we receive than we give, and life cannot be rich without such gratitude. It is so easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements compared with what we owe to the help of others.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise, is gone!
The unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise isgone! it isgone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.
Grace is free, but it's not cheap.
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
Grace is never cheap. It is absolutely free to us, but infinitely expensive to God... Anyone who is prone to use grace as a license for irresponsible, sinful behavior, surely does not appreciate the infinite price God paid to give us His grace.
Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.
Strike deep, divide us from cheap-got doubt, Leap, leap between us and the easy out; Teach us to seize, to use, to sleep well, to let go; Let our loves, freed in us, gaudy and graceful, grow.