By Nancy Ward
God is able to make every grace abundant for you, so that in all
things, always having all you need, you may have an abundance for every
good work, (2 Corinthians 9:8).
Grace is powerful, plentiful, essential and effective. Through the gift
of faith, we receive this unearned, undeserved gift of God’s love
manifested in Christ’s salvation.
We need never fear the Author of Grace who seeks us out with a love
that no power on earth can weaken or destroy. Driven by his
unconditional love, he pursues a love relationship with us. By his
nature he pours out his love. He can’t not love what he created.
That is why he is still alive in the world today and why so many love
him. People still renounce their possessions out of love for him, still
surrender everything to him, and still build their daily lives around
receiving his life in the sacraments. His pursuit of us makes him a sign
of contradiction in our times. Few people are neutral about him. They
either intensely love him or hate him. Still he pursues us, pouring out
his love, offering the grace of salvation until our last breath.
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The Abandoned Future - *Painting: Frank Weston Benson, 1887*
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