Magnificent Creatures.

Great note.

The Grace Base

In Donna Tartt’s brilliant novel The Secret History the young narrator arrives at his new university and falls in with a group of students:

…different as they all were they shared a certain coolness…they were magnificent creatures, such eyes, such hands, such looks…

God created us in His image.

‘Image’ in the original Hebrew means ‘representative of.’

So, when God created us, we represented Him.

But then we fell, turned against God and went astray.

They all like sheep have gone astray, every one to His own way.

– Isaiah 53:6

But then, when Christ suffered and died for us, he crucified everything that stood between us and God – that is – the law.

He cancelled the written code, that was against us, that stood opposed to us. He took it away, nailing it to the cross.

– Colossians 2:14.

Since Christ there has been no law to keep…

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