But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me has not been ineffective.  Like a river, God’s grace is constantly flowing.   It flows from heaven into our hearts, and smooths out the sharp edges over time.   It’s the same grace that flowed into Paul’s heart when he saw the Lord on the road to Damascus.   Paul responded to this grace, and he discovered that it was not “ineffective”.   Once a persecutor of Christians, he became a...