This is an excerpt from my upcoming book,The Story of Grace. It is taken from the chapter,The Story of the Pharisees.
The Old Testament foretells that when the Savior-King comes, the Christ, he will reveal God’s grace to people. His lips will be anointed with grace. It foretells that when the story of God’s unconditional love, unmerited kindness, and unlimited forgiveness unfolds through the Christ, it will intersect with the story of people’s lives, forever changing their lives. The following verses give us further insight into the graceful disposition of the coming Savior-King and the unfolding of the story of God’s grace in the lives of people: