Tuesday, 9 October 2007

Philip Yancey - What's so amazing about grace?

" I know that my self image at the end of the day depends largely on what kind of messages I have received from other people. Am I liked? Am I loved? I await the answers from my friends, my neighbours, my family - like a starving man, I await the answers.

Occasionally, all too occasionally, I sense the truth of grace. There are times when I study the parables, and grasp that they are all about me. I am the sheep the shepherd has left the flock to find, the prodigal son for whom the father scans the horizon, the servant whose debt has been forgiven

I am the beloved one of God. "


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