Redeeming Grace

Galatians 3:10
All who depend on works of the law are under a curse.

Sounds confusing. We are told to follow the rules…but then St. Paul tells us that if we depend on “works of the law” that we “are under a curse.” Following the rules keeps us in line. We know that with little kids. They need rules to make sure they don’t get into trouble. But when we grow up…while the rules are still good…we come to realize that we cannot possibly follow them perfectly. And there is a good reason for that. We can’t depend on the rules to make us whole (or “holy”). It’s not by our works! We are made whole (saved) only by the grace, unconditional love and forgiveness of God. Jesus shows us the way!

Suggested song of the day–“You’ll Lead Me” on the Listen to Your Heart album.
All songs available on iTunes. Click on the link under blogroll to the right.
CDs available by clicking on “home” and then the “store” tab.
Have a blessed day!

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, author, activist, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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