Yielding To Christianity

Patricia Hofer

The difference between God and humans.

“The law of relationship between us humans and God is as follows: Major Premise: There is an infinite, radical, qualitative difference between God and humans. this means that we can achieve absolutely nothing; it is God who gives everything. It is he who brings forth a person’s faith, and so forth. This is grace, and this is Christianity’s major premise. Minor Premise: Although we can merit nothing, unconditionally nothing, we can, in faith, dare in… Continue reading

Growing IN grace, not INTO grace.

For those of us who may be trying to ‘grow in grace’: “The trouble with every such case is simply this: they are trying to grow INTO grace instead of IN it. They are like a rosebush planted by a gardener in the hard, stony path with a view to its growing INTO the flower-bed, and which has of course dwindled and withered in consequence instead of flourishing and maturing. …To grow in grace is… Continue reading

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