Summary: In the Ragamuffin Gospel Brennen Manning quotes and elaborates on what Chesterton taught about grace. Chesterton calls grace The Furious Love of God. Manning explains, “God is not moody or capricious; He knows no seasons of change. He has a single relen
When the rich man in Luke 16 died and found himself in heaven he said, “Send someone from the dead to warn my brothers. Tell them not to come to this place.”
What God said to him must be heard by this generation. God said, “They have Moses and the prophets, let them hear them.’
Moses stands for the written word and the prophets are represented by preachers like me who stand and proclaim the furious love of God. If you don’t hear this, you will not hear at all. There is nothing coming better to tell you. There is no one coming later to tell you about His love.