10 & 1/2 reasons: A community of grace


May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. (2 Corinthians 13:14)

I believe this benediction highlights for us three world shaping realities, the first of which is grace. Grace is that lavish, extravagant and some might even say wasteful activity of God that is poured out upon undeserving people, just like me. And when this same grace is seen and outworked in a community it is utterly stunning! In fact, the world is suffocating on the poison of me and my rights. So when a community of grace shows up it is shocking and intriguing!

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