Definition of Free grace

1. Noun. (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God. "There but for the grace of God go I"

Exact synonyms: Grace, Grace Of God
Generic synonyms: Beneficence
Category relationships: Christian Theology

Definition of Free grace

1. Noun. (theology) the concept of grace as a gift given freely by God, without regard to entitlement or merit ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Free Grace

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free grace (current term)
free graft
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Literary usage of Free grace

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Orations of British Orators: Including Biographical and Critical Sketches edited by Richard Garnett (1899)
"Verily, free grace is all in all. The grace or love of God, whence cometh our salvation, is free in all, and free for all. First, It is free in all to ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Goodwin, D.D. by Thomas Goodwin (1864)
"The free grace of God, as declared and proposed in the covenant, ... Thai the absolute declarations of this free grace, or the absolute promises of tlie ..."

3. History of the Planting and Training of the Christian Church by the Apostles by August Neander (1864)
"... the free disposal of divine grace and of the divine Spirit; the arrangement according to which the promise is fulfilled as the work of God's free grace. ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"21 directed him to Luther and it was through him that Flacius attained peace of soul by accepting t lie free grace of God. He had personal experience of the ..."

5. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... act of free grace on the part of Christ. Literature: SCHAFF, Creeds of Christendom ; FISHER, Imputation ; DORNER, Gesch. d. Protestantischen Theol. ..."

6. The Works of the Reverend John Wesley, A.M. by John Wesley (1840)
"free grace. Preached at Bristol. " He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how E hail he not with him also freely give ns all ..."

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