Grace is not limited to God. If one of God’s characteristics is grace, it should be one of ours also.
Grace runs throughout Christian Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation. But as we read the Bible, we might miss the depth of what grace truly is and what it means for us.
In What Grace Is, biblical scholar Craig A. Evans invites us to look at grace throughout the Bible, going deep in examples from the book of Genesis and the Gospel of Luke. Bringing together biblical insight and personal wisdom, this short book will give readers a new appreciation for grace in action—acts of kindness and mercy exemplifying the kind of grace that can only be described as divine. We live in an angry and fractured world that desperately needs more of this grace. What Grace Is encourages us to meditate on the divine grace we have received and extend that same grace to others.
Written in easily accessible prose, this book of meditations on divine grace highlights the less obvious ways that this theme permeates the whole of Scripture. There is no more learned resource for private devotional and group Bible study on grace in the Bible than this book by premiere New Testament scholar, Craig Evans.
—Judith M. Gundry, research scholar, Yale University
Craig A. Evans is the John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins in the School of Christian Thought of Houston Baptist University. He has published ninety books, spoken at conferences and universities around the world, and appeared in several television documentaries and news programs.