The word "grace," as used in the Bible, usually refers to the unmerited or undeserved favor of God. However, there are examples of grace from man to man and not just from God to man.Know More
The concept of grace is first used in Genesis 6:8 in the Old Testament. In Genesis 6:8, Noah receives "favor in the eyes of the Lord", when God realizes how awful people on Earth had become, and Noah and his family are spared the death that would befall the rest of the human race.
Another example of grace comes in Hebrews 12:15. This passage says, "See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no "root of bitterness" springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled."Learn more about The Bible
In the Bible, the name Moses means "take out," as Moses was taken from the river by the Pharaoh's daughter. Although many associate Moses with Judaism, he does have a role in Christian religions, too.Full Answer >
In the Bible, redemption references freeing someone from bondage. Under Christian doctrine, Christ paid the ultimate price for the sins of mankind and bought mankind's redemption on the cross with his crucifixion.Full Answer >
In the Bible, the number 10 is used on many occasions to signify testimony, law and responsibility. The number 10 is seen as a complete and perfect number, and it is used 242 times throughout the Bible.Full Answer >
"This, too, shall pass" does not appear in any translation of the Bible that is available in modern times. There are several possible origins of the phrase. Some attribute it to King Solomon, others believe it comes from a fable by Persian Sufi poets and still others think it stems from an old English poem by Deor.Full Answer >