Tuesday, 6 August 2013
Jess Ennis and me
I was reminded of that this week when I saw a photo of her in the paper with the disappointing news that she is injured and will not be able to compete in the World Championships this summer.
When I think about the extraordinary scope of Christianity and the wonderful levelling effect of the entry requirements, I'm genuinely moved. No qualifying standard required, no crossing of the palm of the entry panel, no heats and then the final, no, just an honest acknowledgement of my need of God's grace, that I have and do fall short of God's glory, and that only through Jesus Christ do I have a hope and substitute. It's an old truism but I'm grateful for it, 'the ground is level at the foot of the cross'.
No, not that side! But thank God got through surgery ok yesterday. And thanks to all for love support and prayer.
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