200 Proof Grace

“The Reformation was a time when men went blind, staggering drunk because they had discovered, in the dusty basement of late medievalism, a whole cellarful of fifteen-hundred-year-old, two hundred proof grace— one sip of which would convince anyone that God saves us single-handedly.”    Robert Farrar Capon, Between Noon and Three (San Francisco: Harper and … Continue reading 200 Proof Grace

The Great Sin

In his classic, Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis talks about The Great Sin. Concerning this sin, he says, "the more we have it ourselves, the more we dislike it in others." What is this great, ultimate, most devastating of all sins? Pride, or self-conceit. Lewis goes on: Pride leads to every other vice: it is the complete anti-God … Continue reading The Great Sin