Frederica Mathewes-Green god quotes

God is not looking for repayment, but repentance. What heals a broken relationship is sincere love and contrition. ---->>>

It is tragic that some Christians have been so battered with stories of a prideful, vindictive God that they have fled from Jesus' fold. ---->>>

What's wrong with us isn't a rap sheet of bad deeds, but a damaged heart, a soul-sickness, that plunges us into fearful self-protection, alienation from God and others. ---->>>

The Bible, that powerful book, has many effects: it comforts, counsels, instructs, and brings us into the presence of God. But trying to erase offense as one of its functions is a fundamentally misguided task. ---->>>

I think intellectualizing annoys me because it is the enemy of experience; you cannot experience the presence of God and analyze it at the same time. You can't analyze anything and experience it simultaneously. ---->>>

God's presence is not just Light, and Life, but Love. And Love invites, but does not compel. ---->>>

The devil's main purpose is not to scare us, in a horror-movie way; when we're scared of him, we're alert to him, and that might undermine his plans. Instead, he wants to quietly, subtly lure us into stepping away from God. ---->>>

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