Moments of Faith Devotional May 09, 2024 by Prophet Frank Udoh.

Title: Grace: The Unmerited Gift of God’s Love


Grace is a concept deeply woven into the fabric of the Christian faith, yet its magnitude and significance often elude our comprehension. It is the unmerited favor and divine empowerment bestowed upon us by God, a gift freely given despite our unworthiness. This devotional explores the profound nature of grace and its transformative power in our lives.

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 2:8-9 (NIV) “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast.”

Reflection: The apostle Paul reminds us in Ephesians 2:8-9 that our salvation is not attained through our own efforts or righteousness but is a gift from God, granted to us by His boundless grace. This truth underscores the foundational principle of Christianity—that we are saved by grace alone, through faith in Jesus Christ.

Grace is God’s unconditional love in action, reaching out to humanity in our brokenness and offering redemption and restoration. It is the divine favor that pardons our sins, reconciles us to God, and empowers us to live victoriously. Despite our failures and shortcomings, God’s grace is more than sufficient to cover our sins and lead us into abundant life.

Consider the story of the prodigal son in Luke 15:11-32. Despite squandering his inheritance and living a life of rebellion, the son is welcomed back with open arms by his father, who lavishes him with love and forgiveness. This parable illustrates the boundless grace of God, which extends to all who turn to Him in repentance and faith.

As recipients of God’s grace, we are called to extend grace to others. Just as we have received forgiveness and mercy, so we are to forgive and show kindness to those around us. Let us embrace the liberating truth of God’s grace and allow it to transform our hearts and lives, enabling us to live as vessels of His love and mercy in a world in need of redemption.


Heavenly Father,We thank You for the immeasurable gift of Your grace, poured out on us through Jesus Christ. Help us to fully grasp the depth of Your love and the magnitude of Your grace, that we may live in gratitude and obedience to Your will. Fill us with Your Holy Spirit, empowering us to extend grace and mercy to others, just as You have shown us.

Grant us the strength to walk in faith and righteousness, knowing that Your grace is sufficient for every trial and temptation we face. May Your grace abound in our lives, shaping us into vessels of Your glory and instruments of Your peace.

In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

Further Reading:

  • Romans 5:20-21
  • 2 Corinthians 12:9
  • Titus 2:11-14

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