religion: 1. change 2. receive God's love Christianity: 1. receive God's love 2. change
when I sin, I need grace. when I don’t sin, I get prideful, and I need grace. I’m a mess. what can deliver me? Grace.
the cross means that every command in Scripture comes to you from a tender, sacrificial, empathetic Father…not a distant indifferent tyrant.
A proud heart will find a reason to complain in the best circumstance. A grateful heart will find a reason to rejoice in the worst.