Signs of Grace: Remarks in Honor of S. Morris Guthrie

By Stan Guthrie

It is often true that people form their views of God by looking at their fathers. If our earthly father is thoughtful and kind, we tend to see our heavenly Father that way. If our dad is angry or uncaring, however, our picture of God can easily become marred with black streaks that obscure His goodness. Scripture tells us that every family bears some imprint of the grace of God, however faint. As the apostle Paul said, “For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named.”

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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