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Feb 28, 2018

Welcome to episode 13 of The Grace Cafe Podcast. We're calling this episode The Consequences of Gospel Amnesia. We humans are so accustomed to working that we find it hard to rest. This is especially true in western culture where hard work is considered the norm and is accompanied by rewards and resting can be equated with laziness and considered a weakness. But the gospel is all about rest. It's all about relaxing into God via the finished work of Jesus on the cross.

When our zeal for accomplishment and rewards via hard work spills over into our spiritual lives, the result is gospel amnesia. But what happens when we forget the "it is finished" message of the gospel and instead find ourselves fixing our eyes on things smaller than Jesus? What happens when we start to think our works draw us deeper in into the Father's affection? Let's talk about it.

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