The withering, blasting judgment I deserved was poured out on Jesus. Praying is simply a two-way conversation between you and God. I went through ur article on Throne of Grace and I have decided to take my burden to Jesus Christ where I can obtain grace and mercy. I mean, nobody is dying, I’m not going bankrupt, and nobody is going to prison. It says, “Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.” Today I want us to look at the words “boldly,” “obtain,” “find,” and … And I’m to come boldly. Ps 89:14 … Not fearfully. 16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. THE "THRONE OF GRACE"... 1. He said in His Word to come boldly, so just go on in there and speak to your Father. Where do I find this grace? If you benefit from the site, would you consider being a supporter? Do You Live In The Glorious Freedom Of “It Is Finished”? When I become aware of my sins, I’m tempted to run from God, thinking he must be sick of my struggles. You can follow me on Instagram and Facebook . He uniquely equips each of us to meet each challenge – but only when we get our strength and direction (marching orders) from Him. I’m simply too weak to make it without God. All because we do not carry everything to God in prayer. This Scripture brings us into the throne room of Grace in which are the crown jewels which we may not only view but possess. Not deserved help — gracious help. This is simply another way to say the "throne of God" a. Hebrews 4:16, NLT: "So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. Bible Gateway Recommends. Such a wonderful reminder. I’m also coming to the throne of grace so that he can give me supernatural, sustaining, all-sufficient grace. When you walk into a Bank to withdraw money from your account you are full of confidence and boldness if you know you have money in that account. Thank you. "The throne of grace. . She occasionally takes a glance at you. Grace is receiving what I don’t deserve. Now, when I’m weary and desperate and hanging on by a thread, I can come boldly to the throne of grace and expect to receive ONLY mercy. Let's imagine you have 1,000 (pounds, dollars whatever) in your account and you want to withdraw 500. The DEFINITIVE Guide To Choosing (2019 Edition), The Best Books On Prayer Every Christian Should Read, How To Pray The Prayer of Faith That Gets Things “Done”, 20 Rock Solid Reasons You Can Trust God Today, 5 Staggering Ways My New Identity In Christ Changes Everything. The verse reads, “Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need” (KJV). If I try to make it through life in my own strength, I will forfeit my peace and bear needless pain. Not treading lightly. When I come boldly to the throne of grace, I don’t only receive mercy. He was tempted just as I am tempted, yet when his heart was squeezed, only righteousness came out. Mercy is not receiving what I do deserve. The throne of grace is where God himself sits. Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. In the uncertain hour of our day, it is a verse that gives great strength and encouragement. Indeed His very presence is called the Throne of mercy and grace. Now, we can boldly come before the King and we can do so with confidence and not in fear. Jesus gives me grace that is custom tailored for every trial and tribulation. PLEASE PRAY FOR ME AND MY NIECES SINCE WE ARE GOING THROUGH A DIFFICULT TIME WE NOT GETTING ALONG AND THERE IS A 3 WEEK OLD INVOLVED HERE. Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need (Hebrews 4:16). KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival. World English Bible Let us therefore draw near with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace for help in time of need. True prayer is an approach of the soul by the Spirit of God to the throne of God. And as a bonus, I'll give you FIVE FREE BOOKS as soon as you sign up. Oh Lord, “Come boldly” doesn’t mean that we approach You in our prayers with prideful petitions or expectant demands. “Let us come boldly to the throne of grace that we may obtain mercy and grace to help in time of need. True prayer is an approach of the soul by the Spirit of God to the throne of God. God gives me strength to cope with all the ups and downs. Being a faithful, caring husband. Beloved, the throne of grace is near. King James Version (KJV) Public Domain . come boldly to the throne, bearing in mind, that, let us have received ever so much, or ever so often--he gives more grace. I will keep you and your family in my prayers and always remember God is control. Thanks for another great post Stephen! A well-read Bible. As I write this, I’m reminded of the classic hymn “What A Friend We Have In Jesus,” which says: Oh what peace we often forfeit oh what needless pain we bear I feel like I’m spinning ten different plates, frantically running back and forth to keep all of them spinning. May God bless you. Please keep “Rick and Rita” in your prayers. The 4 chief means of obtaining Grace, 1. Hebrews 4: 16 Come to God Honestly. -Hebrews 4:16 (NKJV) The word boldly inside the text makes me nervous. Each glance the cashier takes at you makes you feel uneasy. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace . Surely, it shall come to pass. The word that leaped out at me was the word “boldly.” Lately, I’ve been operating in what I like to call, “Desperation mode.” My wife has been dealing with some significant health issues, which, in turn, has resulted in numerous extra burdens being placed on me. Hebrews 5. Surely, he’s ready to give up on me and move on to someone who will suffer in a more godly fashion. He is a man of infinite power, yet in complete and utter sympathy with us. We have the right to come and ask for grace and mercy. What Does It Mean To Fear God? Because we have a great High Priest, the throne of God is a throne of grace. He is our Abba Father; that means He is our Daddy God. Our God has an abundance of these. Restored fellowship with God. When I come boldly to the throne of grace, I don’t only receive mercy. 2. I easily become impatient with my kids. In other words, I’m not coming to God simply to receive forgiveness for my sins, as glorious as that is. Surely, God must be fed up with my impatience and self-sufficiency and lack of faith. 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Jesus explained that this seed represents those who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy; and they have no firm root in themselves, but are only temporary; then, when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, i… Again, this really is quite mind-boggling. Because he was tempted in every way, he knows EXACTLY what I need when I’m discouraged or impatient or overwhelmed. And praise God, I can come boldly to the throne of grace and receive grace and mercy in the midst of my desperation. But it’s still hard, and it reveals just how weak and needy I really am. I operate out of self-sufficiency, thinking I can simply blunt force my way through the struggle. You'll also get great deals on books, access to massive giveaways, and much more. Young's Literal Translation thank you. Every week you'll get fresh content from me that will stir your faith in God and encourage you to love him more. When I come to the holy throne, I find mercy, not judgment. Our confidence is the same as we boldly come before our heavenly Father’s throne seeking his free and faithful grace.” — Planning Christian Worship – Year C Instead, I find mercy. i am believing God to come to my rescue, please pray with me to see that this need is met .i need God’s favour this time and always. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.”—Hebrews 4:14-16. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. These two thoughts are combined in Jesus Christ. First, we need to realize our need for … My devotional life tends to suffer. That is a good thing! At the throne of grace. It will give you the boldness to hang around long enough in His presence to receive from Him. Shuttling kids to school and soccer and track. More than ever, I’m realizing that huge swaths of my life simply aren’t under my control. … Jesus, the one who upholds the universe by his word, knows what it’s like to experience weakness. The DEFINITIVE Answer From Scripture, His Mercies Are NEW Every Morning (and here’s how to see them), Prayer For Anxiety: 5 Ways To Pray When Life Is Overwhelming, Prayer For Favor: Asking For and RECEIVING God's Richest Blessings, Spiritual Disciplines: Ultimate Guide (2019), The Power of Prayer: Sacred, Overwhelming, Staggering, The SURPRISE Meaning Of Judge Not Lest Ye Be Judged (2019 Edition), The SURPRISE Way To Have Peace That Passes All Understanding, Ultimate Guide: The 50 Best Books Every Christian Should Read. I allow discouragement to color the way I see my circumstances instead of God’s word. Yet Abraham was as bold as this when talking to God! The longer it takes to sort out the money the more nervous and uneasy you get. She occasionally takes a glance at you. The joy of The Lord is your strength. He is inviting us to fellowship with Him through prayer and to grow closer to Him through his Word. I hear you and I am praying for your family. Apart from the work of Christ our coming would be in judgment. This verse is based on what the Jewish high-priest did on the Day of Atonement. Simply put, I’m not often a model of God-honoring suffering. He said himself, after his resurrection, All power is given unto me, in heaven and in earth, (Matthew 28:18 KJV). "—Hebrews 4:16 These words are found embedded in that gracious verse, "Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need"; they are a gem in a golden setting. This is the whole point of the Old and New Testaments. Home | Bible studies | Contact us | Audio message | Subscribe | About us | Aboutfaith.co.uk | Site Map | Search, Home > Bible studies > The book of Hebrews > Come boldly to the throne of Grace. And Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. I guess these “troubles” you guys are facing are paying off for those of us that need the resultant teachings you are sharing. “Come boldly to the throne of grace” When Jesus died nearly 2,000 years ago, the earthquake was no coincidence. Dinners. Hebrews 4 tells me that when I’m struggling and wallowing and flailing, the solution is NOT to run from God but to come boldly to the throne of grace to receive mercy. Jesus, the one who was tempted just as I am. Hebrews 4:16 reads, “Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.” For many years this has been one of my most favorite scriptures in all of holy writ. Also that God will give me strength and patience. He lived his entire life in desperation mode, and yet never once sinned. Let's realize our grave need for God's grace through Christ. i just read your message about the Throne of Grace. The verse reads, â Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of needâ (KJV). They are seven in number and each one of us may have them all. A vital prayer life is essential to endure trials. Abide in me, and I in you. Be honest. As it stands now, my company is at risk of winding up in few days now due to unable to pay off debt. Prayer by John Bunyan “Let us come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need” (Heb. You are not quite sure of the exact amount, yet you desperately need 510. Christ enables us to take on whatever He sends our way if we would only keep this in mind. Heb 4:14-16. Thanks for sharing Stephen so openly and vulnerably your struggles and circumstances! Very encouraging indeed. Failure to endure trials is the mark of the seed sown on rocky soil. 16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16, CSB: "Therefore, let us approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to … distance to go, for wherever we are--there the throne of grace is. i have decided to take my burden to Jesus I have a debt of about 500 dollars to pay in 7 days I do not have means to pay including my children’s fees. I appreciate that. Grace to help! Do you know why? Mercy is not receiving what I do deserve. Indeed His very presence is called the Throne of mercy and grace.God blesses us and gives to us because of His mercy and grace. - New American Standard Version (1995) The throne of grace is a reference to the mercy-seat – the golden lid over the Ark of the Covenant Ex 25:17-22. 4:16). How to do that? WHAT IT MEANS TO "COME BOLDLY TO THE THRONE OF GRACE" A. The moment I’m aware of my weakness, I should come boldly to the throne of grace, expecting Jesus to give me exactly what my weakness requires. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most." I believe in what Jesus Christ can do and I trust in his words. Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.—Hebrews 4:16. It’s too hard, too complicated, too heartbreaking, and too confusing. But praise God, I can come boldly to the throne of grace and receive both grace and mercy to meet every need. . I am glad you’re still trusting Christ. Thank you for the encouraging and exhorting article! It exposes the lie of self-sufficiency – the ridiculous idea that I can make it on my own apart from God. God promises that those who put their faith in Him will enter into His rest. You walk into the Bank, hand the cashier your signed bank draft for 510 and wait nervously in her presence. Thank you for your transparency – no sugar coating. Because of His work, we come expecting mercy and finding grace. Just enter your email below! When I’m tempted, when I’m discouraged, when I’m weary, I can come to Jesus and receive the exact medicine my soul so desperately needs. —Hebrews 4:16. In other words, I’m not coming to God simply to receive forgiveness for my sins, as glorious as that is. You hand your signed cheque (or bank draft) to the cashier and wait patiently as the cashier fiddles about with pieces of paper and the computer keyboard making the necessary arrangements to get you your money. When I come to God, I don’t experience the judgment my sins deserve. Let us therefore come boldly — Without any doubt or fear, trusting in his sacrifice and intercession for acceptance; unto the throne of grace — The throne of our reconciled Father, which grace erected, and where it reigns and dispenses all blessings in a way of unmerited favour; that we may obtain mercy — To pardon all our past sins, and compassionate our condition, amidst our various infirmities and … "- Hbr 4:16 THESE words are found embedded in that gracious verse, "Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need"; they are a gem in a golden setting. I can come boldly to the throne of grace because Jesus is my High Priest. A well-cleansed heart. Our confidence and boldness should be based on His mercy and grace. 3. Next time you go to His presence bear this in mind. And who is sitting on the throne of grace? The Answer May Surprise You. I love the emphasis that it has on the mercy and grace of What a great scripture verse to remind us of the truth in God’s Word! And the help we get at that throne is mercy and grace to help in time of need. I rely on Christ as my foundation. Therefore let us come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our times of need. This really is quite staggering, when you think about it. - King James Version (1611)- View 1611 Bible Scan Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. I’m learning to lean on Jesus but it’s nice to know my struggle is shared by others. Because of this we are more blessed than anyone we might meet today!! You'll be directed to the free books download page. Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need (Hebrews 4:16). 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