Grace – isn’t law. Not a loophole. Or cop-out for the unwilling. Unmerited favour towards, the standard def. Describes who God is and how love proceeds all. Why we-people, if evidently and manifestly portray a God of no grace or ‘mercy’ ( – not getting the outcomes of rightful judgement) don’t know God but the law. Religion = to bind.
Or . . .
More outrageous – what the Bible claims/does:
they will be life for you,
an ornament to grace your neck.
Then you will go on your way in safety,
and your foot will not stumble.
When you lie down, you will not be afraid;
when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
Wine, women and song / Weed, blokes and movies / Money, sex and power. List . . .
Spent my wee typing spot this morn commenting after waking up late. Watched the lie-box (telly) for others sake and usual, observing of the manifest con. Can get all that's needed in socio-political, revelation insight, by reverse engineering the scripts of modern T.V. drama. All there. Sermons from Satan. Beyond any need for viewers to . . .
Been and typed:
‘Tend not to crit Christians. Certainly little/no interest in debating. On the previous post about ‘Russian Preacher’ dashed out ‘...bore/where’s the power?’ for the same kind of reasons someone hits the streets and speaks-out about Jesus i.e. evangelism. Thinking, “suppose a searcher is reading etc etc. ...someone . . .
Will I… what?
Do what’s required in knowing; See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, – This.
Earthly and temporal for redeeming mercies and salvation, from less suffering than would be otherwise. For children especially. Tortured and tortured and multitudes…
( – anger and alarm is the only Godly response. . . .
Devotion and love: Why?
Because only God is truly that interesting, love-giving, truth telling, wondrous and real. (This, for a start). Puts something in us, and this – unearths who we are.
Made for worship and mission. Many embark on a ‘following Christ’ life but few, fit for. God calls everyone but somehow gets right on some early on, . . .
Going fanatic and obsessive in push, push, pushing... to pray-a-lot. Because God appears brighter as the ways of the world, look increasingly dark. Unless intoxicants/few beers, lightens my heart, dizzying my perspectives, keeps me from mourning our lot. Nowadays the shock of false and fake projections are ongoing. We ought to be fazed.
The . . .