Excerpt from The Jesus I Never Knew:
“In his own social interactions, Jesus was putting into practice ‘the great reversal’ heralded in the Beatitudes.
Normally in this world we look up to the rich, the beautiful, the successful. Grace, however, introduces a world of new logic.
Because God loves the poor, the suffering, the persecuted, so should we. Because God sees no undesirables, neither should we.
By his own example, Jesus challenged us to look at the world through what Irenaeus would call “grace-healed eyes.'”
– Philip Yancey
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Every day in October I’m sharing a short quote on grace from a favorite book.
- The gospel is good news about a person
- If grace could be bought, it wouldn’t be grace