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Posted by Paul Edwards (Fr. Paul) on May 20, 2013 | Comments (0)


Second Sunday After Pentecost: Bottom Line Spirituality

Unlocking the Gospel Secrets of Spirituality

Discover what difference reading these scriptures while Thinking Leaglism or Feeling Grace can make.

The Grace Language of Jesus

SPIRITUALITY CAN CHANGE OUR LIFE

Jesus took legalistic words and gave them the grace meaning to consciously feel the difference being in the Presence of God rather than rationally thinking out.

Click here to read the introductory text for the new Bottom Line Meditations

Think Legalism: “Hear” comes from the ears.

Feel Grace: “Hear” comes up from the heart.

OLD TESTAMENT: 1 Kings 8:22-23, 41-43

Think Legalism: Hear in heaven your dwelling place.
Feel Grace: Hear in heaven your dwelling place.

 

Think Legalism: “sing” comes from the mouth.

Feel Grace: “sing” expresses what we feel in our heart.

PSALM: 96:1-9

Think Legalism: O sing to the LORD a new song.
Feel Grace: O sing to the LORD a new song.

 

Think Legalism: We try to have Peace so we can give Grace.

Feel Grace: We accept God's Grace so that we may have Peace.

EPISTLE: Galatians 1:1-12

Think Legalism: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Feel Grace: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Think Legalism: Faith comes through understanding.

Feel Grace: Understanding comes through faith.

GOSPEL: Luke 7:1-10

Think Legalism: I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.
Feel Grace: I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.

 

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For further study see the follow on Second Sunday After Pentecost Meditation.


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