But if it is by grace (His unmerited favor and graciousness), it is no longer conditioned on works or
anything men have done. Otherwise, grace would
no longer be grace it would be meaningless.
Rom 11:6 AMP
For it is by free grace (Gods unmerited favor) that
you are saved (delivered from judgment and made
partakers of Christs salvation) through your faith.
And this salvation is not of yourselves of your
own doing, it came not through your own striving,
but it is the gift of God; Not because of works not