Monday, April 4, 2011

The Balance of Grace

The Christian life is a hard balance of being devastated by our personal sinfulness and exuberant over God grace to us in Christ by the Spirit, i.e., to cling to God's grace without abusing it (using it to sin more, instead of being compelled by it to sin less and be more broken by our sin). Grace indeed compels us to joy and freedom as much as it compels us to Godliness not sinfulness.

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