Tuesday, October 19, 2010
The Grace of God
The Grace of God is Andy Stanley's latest book and it is a winner. I have always liked how he writes-simple and very understandable. He tackles a topic that is written about a lot-grace. I was curious to see just what he would say that would be new and different. He states "Grace, it's what we crave most when our guild is exposed. That line will really get your attention. Here are some others that my highlighter loved: Grace is the vehicle God uses on occasion to ensure that we get precisely what we don't deserve. Grace is never just enough. Grace is always far more than enough. Grace acknowledges the full implication of sin and yet does not condemn. From the very beginning God has responded to the sin of humanity with...well...amazing grace. As you can see by these excerpts, this book is packed with wonderful nuggets of wisdom and interesting stories in scripture that mirror our own stories. We need exactly what they needed but did not deserve-the grace of God. The story of grace is your story. And, as you are about to discover, grace plays a larger role than you imagine. This book is a must have for your library. I can see myself rereading this every year-it was that good. Thank you Thomas Nelson for the chance to review this book for free just for my opinion.