Category Archives: Grace

Anne Lamott on the Mystery of Grace

“I do not at all understand the mystery of grace–only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us.” —Anne Lamott

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“On Impressing God” by Brennan Manning

“Our huffing and puffing to impress God, our scrambling for brownie points, our thrashing about trying to fix ourselves while hiding our pettiness and wallowing in guilt are nauseating to God and are a flat out denial of the gospel … Continue reading

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On the Sacraments and God’s Grace

“For just as a building stands and leans on its foundation, and yet is rendered more stable when supported by pillars, so faith leans on the word of God as its proper foundation, and yet when sacraments are added leans … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God’s grace.  And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God’s grace.”  —Jerry Bridges

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