Thank God for Community
Last updated 5/25/2014 at 3:32pm
We have seen His glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. –John 1:14
The last part of that verse both inspires and haunts me: full of grace and truth. So often I err on one side or the other, either extending grace but ignoring the truth, which makes me an enabler, both of my own sin and that of my friends. Or I am full of truth but lacking in grace, coming down hard like a hammer, squashing those I am trying to challenge and exhort.
But John tells us that the glory of Jesus was that He was full of both grace and truth. I love that...