The Unforced Rhythms of Grace

Love this title and photo!

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iStock_000026100334SmallWe can try to do everything to get ahead, run as fast as we can, step on people, compete, only to find that if we reach our goal, it is awfully lonely at the top. Winning the rat race just means you are number one rat.

When Jesus walked the earth, He was never in a hurry. He was as willing to stop and focus on the one person as He was with the multitude. Even when He heard Lazarus was dying, He stayed where He was two more days before He went to see His friend.

Jesus told a story about a man who had been robbed and left for dead. Two religious men were in such a hurry to get to the temple that they couldn’t help the man bleeding to death on the side of the road. Jesus made the hero of the story another man, an…

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