The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Heard at the assembly

“Grace is what you need even when you’re not sure it is what you want. When we’re overwhelmed with trying to please God and serving others, grace says, ‘I’ll help you reconcile your life.’ You are not loved by Jesus Christ because you are worthy, you are worthy because you are loved.”

Peter Marty, host of the ELCA’s Grace Matters radio program, during Saturday’s Bible study.


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