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  1. Even as he was dying, the heart of God poured itself out for the sake of sinners.
  2. I think the problem with the idea of eternity is that we do not have any direct experience of it, but we encounter enough of its possibility to be unsettling.
  3. Repentance is meaningless unless we are willing to acknowledge who we are: sinners needing mercy.
  4. The usual acclamation when one becomes King is: “Long live the King!” But this King of kings, this son of David, has come to die.
  5. If Jesus shows up and you are a sinner, ‘tis more blessed to receive than to give
  6. It is terribly easy to set up our theology as a buffer against the real coming of the Lord and its consequences.
  7. You are the friend in low places. It’s only from this place that you are free to look outside yourself for the remedy to the issues that plague you and humanity.
  8. Even though All Saints is a day for remembering the dead, it is not a day of mourning.
  9. Every incendiary move of God’s Spirit is accompanied by a group of penitent people rediscovering the power and preeminence of God’s Word.
  10. We need to hear the gospel because it is good news that is not from you, or about you, or because of you.
  11. This is an excerpt from the Sinner/Saint Advent Devotional (1517 Publishing, 2022). Now available for purchase!