This topic isn’t complete without considering God’s grace. After all, grace literally means God’s unmerited favor.
So what do you think disgrace means?
The prefix dis- means separation. When something is disassembled, it’s not whole as it used to be. If someone is feeling discouraged, they are separated from what used to give them courage. So disgrace could mean that we are separated from God’s grace.
But are we really?
Listen carefully to this, and then take a look at this 4-minute video—satan cannot stop God’s grace, but he can stop you from recognizing God’s grace. In other words, disgrace doesn’t mean that God’s grace has been withdrawn from you, but rather disgrace is when you are having difficulty seeing, hearing, or feeling God’s grace.
Elizabeth was feeling disgrace, but then check out what God did for her…