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  • The elders of Jabesh said to him, 'Give us seven days' grace while we send messengers throughout the territory of Israel, and if no one comes to our help, we will come out to you.' (1 Samuel 11, 3)

  • You are just, O Lord, and just are all your works. All your ways are grace and truth, and you are the Judge of the world. (Tobit 3, 2)

  • the demon will smell it and flee, and there is no danger that he will ever be found near the girl again. Then, before you sleep together, first stand up, both of you, and pray. Ask the Lord of heaven to grant you his grace and protection. Do not be afraid; she was destined for you from the beginning, and you are the one to save her. She will follow you, and I pledge my word she will give you children who will be like brothers to you. Do not worry.' And when Tobias heard Raphael say this, when he understood that Sarah was his sister, a kinswoman of his father's family, he fell so deeply in love with her that he could no longer call his heart his won. (Tobit 6, 18)


  • I have tried to find a husband for her seven times among our kinsmen, and all of them have died the first evening, on going to her room. But for the present, my boy, eat and drink; the Lord will grant you his grace and peace.' Tobias spoke out, 'I will not hear of eating and drinking till you have come to a decision about me.' Raguel answered, 'Very well. Since, by the prescription of the Book of Moses she is given to you, Heaven itself decrees she shall be yours. I therefore entrust your sister to you. From now on you are her brother and she is your sister. She is given to you from today for ever. The Lord of heaven favour you tonight, my child, and grant you his grace and peace.' (Tobit 7, 11)

  • The parents meanwhile had gone out and shut the door behind them. Tobias rose from the bed, and said to Sarah, 'Get up, my sister! You and I must pray and petition our Lord to win his grace and his protection.' (Tobit 8, 4)

  • For Yahweh God is a rampart and shield, he gives grace and glory; Yahweh refuses nothing good to those whose life is blameless. (Psalms 84, 11)

  • Keep me far from the way of deceit, grant me the grace of your Law. (Psalms 119, 29)

  • they will be a crown of grace for your head, a circlet for your neck. (Proverbs 1, 9)

  • Those who trust in him will understand the truth, those who are faithful will live with him in love; for grace and mercy await his holy ones, and he intervenes on behalf of his chosen. (Wisdom of Solomon 3, 9)

  • that grace and mercy await his chosen ones and that he intervenes on behalf of his holy ones. (Wisdom of Solomon 4, 15)

  • The grace of a wife will charm her husband, her understanding will make him the stronger. (Ecclesiasticus 26, 13)

  • For they, in their turn, will pray the Lord to grant them the grace to relieve and to heal, and so prolong your life. (Ecclesiasticus 38, 14)

“O Senhor nos dá tantas graças e nós pensamos que tocamos o céu com um dedo. Não sabemos, no entanto, que para crescer precisamos de pão duro, das cruzes, das humilhações, das provações e das contradições.” São Padre Pio de Pietrelcina