I was listening to a podcast from Ancient Faith Radio yesterday, and I had a new thought. This is going to seem so patently obvious to some, most likely, but for me it was a new thought.

It's not the WORK of Jesus Christ which saves us, but rather the PERSON of Jesus Christ the God-Man whose incarnation was for us, WHO saves us.

And in a similar vein, Fr. J. told me of something that Father Stephen Freeman used to tell him day in day out: "Fr. Justin, never forget that our God is literally mercy incarnate."


Anna said…
Hi Alana,

I am a very practical person, but sometimes when I am thinking in "ideals" such as mercy, peace, salvation, etc, it's easy to forget that we are saved by a person. We don't pray to an ideal, we pray to a concrete, real person.
gemma said…
I read a book recently and keep reading it over and over -- it is about Jesus as God's self portrait...all of God's traits are incarnate in Jesus...aren't we lucky?
Poppy Dadswell said…
thank you for your links!

Popular posts from this blog

Asleep in the Lord

Still He Sleeps

An Update