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“True Grace is not opposed to effort. It’s opposed to earning, but not to effort. Earning is an attitude but effort is action.”  Dallas Willard

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Eight basic sins were commonly recognized, forerunners of the classic list of seven “deadly sins” that kill grace in the soul–gluttony, luxury (love of pleasure), love of money (covetousness, envy), sadness, anger, acedia, vainglory and pride. Sadness was perhaps akin to the … Continue reading

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