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And Finally There Is Forgiveness

Discussion in 'Other Discussions' started by Crabtownboy, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

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    "Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore, we must be saved by hope. Nothing which is true, or beautiful, or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore, we must be saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, could be accomplished alone; therefore, we must be saved by love. No virtuous act is quite as virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as it is from our own standpoint; therefore, we must be saved by the final form of love, which is forgiveness."

    Reinhold Niebuhr
     
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