As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of THE MANIFOLD GRACE OF GOD.
– 1 Peter 4:10
Manifold grace is also translated, various grace, variety of spiritual gifts, and multifaceted. Meaning there are different kinds of grace. And much needed. Multifaceted I think best describes the beauty of grace as a jewel, showing a different light from every angle. Truly grace is a precious stone to that gives glory to the light. Grace is the finest work and the plainest truth.
Grace teaches us and grace saves us. There is healing grace and transforming grace. Grace that changes the heart. Grace wherein we stand and grace that helps us when we fall.
What we call common grace is the grace God gives every man. it is the good hand of God on the rebel and the unregenerate. We know that if God was to truly lift his hand and his grace the full wieght and curse of sin would destroy us. We would lose our mind or be given over to the torment of demons for our evil deeds. And some have. there but for the grace of God go i.
Grace is the entrance of light and the revelation of Jesus Christ. yielding to it and embracing it we are changed. This truly is the work of grace that we are accepted in the beloved. no more to wander no more to hide but owning our need and accepting his goodness. Grace gives us strength when we are weak and ability when we are strong. At all times and in every way his grace is sufficient. Peace.
Photo . San Quetin state prison