Another from C. S. Lewis

“The Christian is in a different position from other people who are trying to be good.  They hope, by being good, to please God if there is one; or – if they think there is not – at least they hope to deserve approval from good men.  But the Christian thinks any good he does comes from the Christ-life inside him.  He does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.”  Mere Christianity, Bk 2, Chap. 5

dave@gracefortheheart.org

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2 responses to “Another from C. S. Lewis

  1. I really have appreciated the C.S. Lewis quotes! Thanks for posting them.

  2. Cecilia K

    I really like that last line!

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