The Gift of God's Grace

" But I am greatly displeased with the nations that take my grace for granted." Zechariah 1:15


Take not His Grace for granted,
From His Love, God's Grace does flow.
Without His Love and Mercy,
His Grace we would not know.

And life without the Grace of God
is a pointless, grim pursuit...
without His Hope and promises,
life's a tree without a root.

So each and every day, His Grace
is a blessing of priceless worth,
and merits appreciation
to the Creator of Heaven and Earth.

O Father, God, I thank you.
Your precious gifts, I, now, embrace.
Let me never take for granted,
the gift of Your Holy Grace.

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Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

Beautiful indeed. We hardly notice his gifts unless touched by a natural disaster ;)

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Jenna Pope 5 years ago from Southern California

Beautiful poem and great reminder!

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Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

Great poem, Tnderhrt23. His Grace is sufficient. Voted up, up and away!

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tumblintumblweed 5 years ago

Amen, Ms tnderhrt!May we all never take for granted, the Gift of His Holy Grace!

Blessings,my friend!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Ruchira, Jenna, Dexter, and ttw, thank you. I am not a particularly religious person, although I am deeply spiritual. Were it not for God's divine Grace, life would be just too hard for this tender heart. At the risk of sounding too preachy, I wrote and published this as a reminder to myself, first and foremost, how bountiful God's Grace has been to me during the many challenges that life has presented, especially of late. I am grateful down to my booties, for the endless supply of God's Grace, and wish never to take His Love and generosity for granted. Again, thank you!

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Pixel-Alchemist 5 years ago from Waitakere Auckland : New Zealand

Another Wonderful spiritual Poem Tender Heart.

Love that your poems get one thinking, reflecting and mediating.

tnderhrt23 5 years ago

Thank you, Simon! I so appreciate you!

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abradford55 5 years ago from Howell,MI

so good and so true, thanks for sharing that

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Thank you, abradford, for your read and comment! I so appreciate it!

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ubanichijioke 5 years ago from Lagos

His grace is our greatest gift for without it we stand no chance for survival. Bless you. Awesome

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CMCastro 5 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

This Is So Beautiful! I Feel blessed reading this. I give you thumbs up!!

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always exploring 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful Marsha. I hope all is well with the family. Thank you...

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

urbanichijioke, thank you!I know God's grace is the greatest gift in my life! And without it, I would not make it!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Thank you, Christina, I appreciate your visit and comment!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Ruby, Thank you! With God's Grace, we take the journey one day at a time...and trust all is as it should be, and will be!

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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

A wonderful message in a beautiful poem.

Thank you for sharing.

tnderhrt23 5 years ago

Thank you, Movie Master! I appreciate you!

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epigramman 5 years ago

.....well you are God's love personified in human form - and what form and what a human - lol - and yes I have thinking about your situation and your family in the last few days with love and respect. And please let's hope your throat is feeling better too - I will have a glass of wine tonight in your honor and toast to your health and happiness .... lake erie time 9:49pm on this 1st of September but still going into the water until the end of the month

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Aww, Epi, I lift my glass of OJ to you and toast to both of our health and happiness!

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Dim Flaxenwick 5 years ago from Great Britain

This poem is so.. perfect. ........

Don´t know how l´ve missed it till now. Sorry.

tnderhrt23 5 years ago

Thank you, Dim Flaxenwick! No need for apologies! Just as His Grace, so is His Timing!

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duffsmom 4 years ago from Pacific Northwest, USA

Well done!

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tnderhrt23 4 years ago Author

Thank you, duffsmom! I appreciate your read and comment!

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BeyondMax 4 years ago from Sydney, Australia

Beautiful touching message, Amazing flow!

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bettybarnesb 4 years ago from Bartlett, TN

Very, very true and touching. Thank you for sharing.

be blessed...

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epigramman 3 years ago

Well God did a good thing Marsha when He put you into my life and then the light has been shining ever since.

Sending you warm wishes to you and your family and 3 big Canadian hugs from Colin, Gabriel and Tiffy on a cold night by the lake at 9:30pm

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tnderhrt23 3 years ago Author

Colin, He did me the favor by allowing me to meet you! You are a ray of sunshine on any day!

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