Devotional Fourth Sunday of Lent

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.”


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Ephesians 2:8 captures the essence of God’s redemptive plan and the foundational truth of salvation by grace through faith. As we reflect on these words, we are reminded that our salvation is not earned but graciously bestowed upon us as a gift from God. This verse directs our focus away from self-reliance and self-achievement, urging us to embrace the humility required to receive the unmerited gift of God’s grace.

Furthermore, Ephesians 2:8 invites us to consider the implications of this grace in our daily lives. How does the awareness of God’s unearned favor transform our interactions, attitudes, and responses to others? The Fourth Sunday of Lent is an opportune moment to meditate on the depths of God’s grace, recognizing that, through faith, we are recipients of a divine gift that shapes our identity and secures our eternal future.


Gracious God, we thank you for the immeasurable gift of salvation by your grace. As we ponder the truth of Ephesians 2:8, may our hearts overflow with gratitude. Help us to live in the reality of this grace, embracing humility and extending it to others. In this Lenten season, deepen our understanding of the gift that is ours through faith in Christ. Amen.

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