Innocence - "And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness..." (Creation is in
itself, grace - Gen. 1:26).
Conscience - "Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and
clothed them" (God gave Adam and Eve coverings - Gen. 3:21).
Patriarchs - "But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD" (Noah - Gen. 6:8).
Promise - "As for Me, behold, My covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many
nations" (God chose Abraham - Gen. 17:4).
Law - "And Moses said unto the LORD, See, Thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people: and
Thou hast not let me know whom Thou wilt send with me. Yet Thou hast said, I know
thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in My sight" (Moses - Ex. 33:12). "And
the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God" (Mary -
Lk. 1:30 - "favour" is from the Greek χάρις (charis), which is translated "grace" 130 of the
156 times it is in the N.T.).
Gospel - "For though I preach the Gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon
me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the Gospel! For if I do this thing willingly, I
have a reward: but if against my will, a Dispensation of the Gospel is committed unto
me" (Paul - 1 Cor. 9:16-17).
Millennium - "Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the
election of grace" (All Israel shall be saved - Rom. 11:1-29). "That in the
Dispensation of the Fulness of Times He might gather together in one all things in
Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in Him" (Eph.
God's mercy forgave me; God's grace will change me!