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Re: Lou's request for clarification-hateigen? Lou PIlder

Posted by Jay_Bravest_Face on June 27, 2008, at 23:33:51

In reply to Lou's request for clarification-hateigen? Jay_Bravest_Face, posted by Lou PIlder on June 27, 2008, at 18:28:14

> > Hey Lou...
> >
> > Here is an interesting little 'blurb' about Yancey's book and the concept of 'Grace' as an underlying theme in the Bible.
> >
> > "This grace is the true message of Jesus....Jesus speaks merely of receiving the love that God has for us. Accepting it, not earning it or making ourselves worthy of it. And frankly, accepting something we have not earned or are not worthy of is not an easy thing for most of us.
> >
> > ....Believers and nonbelievers alike should accept Yancey's challenge to become agents of grace rather than agents of vengeance or judgment or anger."
> >
> > I really like that. Sadly, it doesn't seem to be a concept many pursue these days.
> >
> > Jay
> Jay, You wrote,[...Sadly, it doesn't seem to be a concept many pursue...].
> I am unsure as to what you used to determine that it doesn't seem to be. If you could cite what you used to make that determination, then I could have the opportunity to respond accordingly.
> Lou

Okay, Lou why don't you start talking and let me read. :-)? Second, about your question, pick up any newspaper.





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