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(Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God

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And in so doing he sought to make his own redemption of free grace, which heretics had unconscionably dissevered from the ways of godliness.
He was bulimic over cars (two Jags); houses (several including a free grace and favour); anger; dangerous liaisons - and even his over-the-top bouffant hair.
For this purpose, Winship has drawn on and simplified much of the material in his earlier work, Making Heretics: Militant Protestantism and Free Grace in Massachusetts, 1636-1641 (Princeton, 2002).
rehearsing the familiar connections between masterless men, mechanic preachers, the gift of free grace, and social insubordination.
This work, based on Winship's earlier study Making Heretics: Militant Protestantism and Free Grace in Massachusetts, 1636-1641, is more than just the story of Hutchinson, Reverend John Cotton, and John Winthrop.
The Leuenberg Agreement formulates a consensus on a common understanding of the gospel focused on the message of justification as the expression of God's free grace.
Wright noted that Thomas Lambe, normally identified as a General Baptist, wrote a pamphlet defending particular election as well as general redemption, and that his 1645 Fountain of Free Grace Opened explicitly condemned Arminianism.
For example, both Nancy Duff and Daniel Migliore, in their essays, aver that a perfect Mary sets up an unachievable model and that Mary must point to God's free grace, becoming an icon of God's reversal of power.
All Evangelicals affirmed free grace, but they drew different theological inferences from it.
While he's happy the network is so high on his half-hour show about an abrasive Bronx doctor, ``I was hoping for January, because there's more of a free grace period to go out there and test the waters creatively.
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Thesis VI of the Barmen Declaration speaks of the church's mission as follows: "The church's commission, upon which its freedom is founded, consists in delivering the message of the free grace of God to all people in Christ's stead, and therefore in the ministry of his own Word and work through sermon and sacrament.
The synod of 1637, settling the free grace controversy, did not concern itself with infant baptism.