Waves of Faith


Are you in need of His grace today? Dive in—receive His fullness, one wave after another.

From his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. John 1:16, ESV

Stone and I always knew we wanted to name a daughter Grace. We’re so grateful for the grace the Lord has shown us in our individual lives and in our marriage; we could never proclaim it enough. We also wanted to pass on the heritage we’ve received to our children.

When Grace was actually born, we looked for a verse to attach to her life, one we could pray over her. We came across this jewel in John 1, and I did a little word study with it. The image still blows me away.

It seems that the concept of “grace upon grace” in the original language is actually a word picture. The idea is compared to the ocean and the behavior of waves. When one crashes onto the shore and subsequently rolls back out to sea, another is already there to take its place. There is never any interruption. It is a constant flow.

This is the way the grace of God comes to us. Through Jesus, there is a constant flow. We cannot use up God’s grace; it is there for each moment, and when that need is supplied, the next supply is already waiting—ready to rush in like a wave. It covers us, cleanses us, fills us. And then more comes, to cover and cleanse again, and to fill us even fuller.

FAITH STEP: Are you in need of His grace today? It is already flowing toward you. Dive in—receive His fullness, one wave after another.

Contributed by Gwen Ford Faulkenberry

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