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A kind of grace

the autobiography of the world"s greatest female athlete

by Jackie Joyner-Kersee

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Published by Warner Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJackie Joyner-Kersee
ContributionsSteptoe, Sonja
The Physical Object
PaginationX, 310 S. :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24445668M
ISBN 100446522481
ISBN 109780446522489
OCLC/WorldCa231714912

  A Kind of Grace: The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Female Athlete View larger image. By: Jackie Joyner-KerseeAuthor: Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Her book, A Kind of Grace: The Autobiography of the World's Greatest Female Athlete, is a marvelous tale of courage and conviction, which she movingly relates .

In Western Christian theology, grace is "the love and mercy given to us by God because God desires us to have it, not necessarily because of anything we have done to earn it". It is not a created substance of any kind. " Grace is favour, the free and undeserved help that God gives us to respond to his call to become children of God, adoptive sons, partakers of the divine nature and of eternal. 1 Peter Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 Peter , NIV: "And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast." 1 Peter , ESV: "And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will.

There is another type of grace available to humanity. However, it is not shared by everyone, but only a group. This grace is a special type of grace that emanates from God to people. This grace is called special grace. There are at least four kinds of special grace: prevenient, efficacious, irresistible, and sufficient. Prevenient Grace. A Kind of Grace - A Kind of Grace audiobook, by Jackie Joyner-Kersee Jackie Joyner-Kersee is one of the world's most successful athletes, and has dominated the women's decathlon for many years. With this book, Jackie discusses how she has overcome her difficult early years to rise to the top.


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