Grace of God Quotes

Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul. – William Hazlitt

Laughter is the closes thing to the grace of God. – Karl Barth

I have received grace, he thought. What else could it be, although I don’t understand it and cannot explain it. But why should I understand or explain IT when I live by it. – Mika Waltari, Finnish writer

It’s grace to be able to surrender and to be whatever one is. No more, and no less. – Niilo Tuomenoksa, Finnish writer

The unthankful heart … discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart weep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings! – Henry Ward Beecher

But grace means more than gifts. In grace something is transcended, once and for all overcome. Grace happens in spite of something; it happens in spite of separateness and alienation. Grace means that life is once again united with life, self is reconciled with self. Grace means accepting the abandoned one. Grace transforms fate into a meaningful vocation. It transform guilt to trust and courage. The word grace has something triumphant in it. – Yrjö Kallinen, Finnish thinker writing about Paul Tillich’s thinking

Grace only comes to the person who asks for it …. Karma works to promote insight in a human being, and once this has been achieved he is ripe for grace. – Thorwald Dethlefsen

If you do not know how to surrender, you will not receive any grace. So, really, grace is not given: it is received. – Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

God doesn’t easily appear in the heart of man who feels himself to be his own master. But God can be seen the moment His grace descends. … – Ramakrishna

Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes us when we walk through the dark valley of a meaningless and empty life. It strikes us when we feel that our separation is deeper than usual. – Paul Tillich

When a sensitive man loses faith in his own goodness, and in his own capacities, to the point of despairing hopelessness, he is really ready to pray properly and practise utter dependence upon the Higher Power’s grace.. – Paul Brunton

The winds of grace blow all the time. All we need to do is set our sails. – Ramakrishna

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