We will open in the second book of Peter.

2 Peter 1:1-8
1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ:
2 Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,
3 According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:
4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
5 And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;
6 And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;
7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
8 For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 3:18
18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.

GROW - enlarge, to cause to grow, augment, to increase, become greater

Peter said grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord and to "grow in grace."

GRACE - the extended good will, loving-kindness, favour of the merciful kindness by which God, exerting his holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, keeps, strengthens, increases them in faith, knowledge, affection, especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the lifestyle of the individual and kindles them to the exercise of the Christian virtues

Grace is evident in the spiritual condition of the one governed by the power of God's divine grace. There is "divine assistance" and power given to man in the spiritual rebirth and sanctification which allows him to walk in the favour of God.

PEACE - security, safety, prosperity, a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and content

KNOWLEDGE - knowledge signifies in general intelligence and understanding, the general knowledge of the Christian walk; moral wisdom, such as is seen in right living

I would take a portion of the definitions above and make this statement:

"To enlarge and increase in the extended good will and loving-kindness of God. Understanding and knowing there is security, safety and prosperity in the salvation purchased through Jesus Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and content." This is what it means to walk in the grace of God.


3 John 1:2-4
2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul
3 For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth.
4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

WALK - to walk, to make one’s way, progress; to make due use of opportunities, to live, to regulate one’s life, to conduct one’s self, to pass one’s life

John said I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth. If we are going to walk in the truth of God's word we have to study and meditate in His word thereby gaining an understanding of the christian walk. We have to place ourself in a place for our soul to prosper. This can only be done one way. It will take self effort on our part.

2 Timothy 2-15
15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.


Until next time, KEEP THE FAITH !!!!!!!

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