Gift Page #4


God saved you by his grace when you believed.
And you can't take credit for this; it is a gift from God. Salvation
is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it.

Ephesians 2:8 - 9



The music playing is titled
Gabriel's Oboe
Performed by James Galway
From the 1986 movie The Mission
Composed by Ennio Morricone

The best scene in the movie, for me, is summarized below.

Mercenary and slaver Rodrigo Mendoza (Robert De Niro) makes his living kidnapping natives and selling them to nearby plantations.
Mendoza subsequently finds his fiancee cheating on him with his half-brother Felipe. He kills Felipe in a duel. Mendoza
spirals into depression. Father Gabriel visits and challenges Mendoza to undertake a suitable penance.
Mendoza accompanies the Jesuits on their journey, dragging a heavy bundle containing his
armor and sword. After initially tense moments upon reaching the outskirts of the
natives' territory, they recognize him and Mendoza has no doubt that he is
about to be killed. But instead, the natives embrace a tearful
Mendoza and cut away his heavy bundle. In doing this,
the natives show Mendoza great mercy, grace
and undeserving love.



Lorrie's gift

Thanks Lorrie

Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely...

Psalm 112:5




Robin's gift



Robin's gift

Thanks Robin

God will repay each person according to what they have done.

Romans 2:6


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