Barnes On Created Identity

“Life is a gift to be received with humility and gratitude, not an achievement. Most of the biblical narrative for our lives can be seen as the unfolding drama of what happens when we do and do not accept our created identity as males and females made in the image of God, for communion with… Read more »

Lewis On Praise

“The most obvious fact about praise—whether of God or anything—strangely escaped me. I thought of it in terms of compliment, approval, or the giving of honour. I had never noticed that all enjoyment spontaneously overflows into praise… “The world rings with praise—lovers praising their mistresses, readers their favourite poet, walkers praising the countryside, players praising… Read more »

Gregory On The Trinity

“This I give you to share, and to defend all your life, the One Godhead and Power, found in the Three in Unity, and comprising the Three separately; not unequal, in substances or natures, neither increased nor diminished by superiorities or inferiorities; in every respect equal, in every respect the same; just as the beauty… Read more »

Williams On A Community Of Grace

“When we are part of a group in which there is an active effort to diffuse a sense of grace, we are less likely simply to go through the motions of being Christians… A community of grace is not a utopia. A utopia exists when a group of people has no shortcomings. A community of… Read more »