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What is the religious definition of grace?

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The religious definition of grace refers to God's favor and goodwill regardless of being deserving or undeserving. Grace is mentioned up to 170 times of the Bible and is used by Christians to characterize and describe the perpetual compassion and mercy of their God.

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In the New Testament, Second Corinthians 12:9 discusses grace and is interpreted by Christians to mean that God wants his followers to believe wholeheartedly that he will see them through difficult situations. In the Christian religion, God's grace is ultimately manifested because he sent his son Jesus Christ to suffer and die for salvation of mankind.

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