The grace of God…

“The grace of God is unearned and unearnable, but if we ever expect to grow in grace, we must pay the price of a consciously chosen course of action which involves both individual and group life.”

From my morning readings in “A Celebration of Discipline”, by Richard J. Foster.

Peach in bloom by inoc
Peach in bloom, a photo by inoc on Flickr.

In other words, I can’t just rest on God’s grace if I want a really wonderful relationship with Him.  I need to work at that relationship, which means working at myself and what I bring to that relationship.  And I believe that at the top of the list is working on how I relate to my brothers and sisters.

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