Daily Archives: May 8, 2017

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Obedience: a response to grace

Obedience is not something that can be used to obtain grace. Rather, obedience is a response to grace. Just as I cannot make myself more acceptable to God by my obedience, neither do I want my children to think that I will be more accepting of them because of their obedience. Your children must not think that you will be more accepting of them just because they obey you. I know, saying it like this seems awkward. So much of your life is about training and teaching God’s truth.  But the truth is that your obedience does not make you acceptable to God. The last thing that I want is to stand before God at the end of the day […]