Good Man Is Hard To Find Salvation

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God’s Amazing Grace God loves all humankind, even the sinners. His love is so great that He sent His only begotten Son into the world to suffer and be crucified on the cross to saves us all from sin. It is through His amazing grace that sinners are forgiven of their sins and are able to live eternally in the Kingdom of God. These Christian principles are what Flannery O 'Connor uses as the main subject in many of her stories. In “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” “Redemption’” and “Parker’s Back,” O’Connor uses the theme of salvation to show how God’s love and forgiveness are available to people in everyday life. She uses sinful characters that have fallen out the God’s grace to get her message that one’s outward appearance does not matter to God, what matters is that a person has God living internally in their heart. …show more content…

Before going on the family trip, grandmother makes sure she is dressed very properly “In case of an accident, anyone seeing her dead on the highway would know at once she was a proper lady” (421). Grandmother wears white cotton gloves, a navy straw sailor hat with a bunch of white violets on the white brim” which she adjusted often to ensure she had a good outward appearance. Grandmother’s moment of redemption comes to her while she is in a ditch with a serial killer. While pleading for her life, grandmother experiences a moment of grace as she realizes that she and the Misfit are both human being as she exclaims, “Why you’re one of my babies. You’re one of my own children!” (430). The compassion she shows for the Misfit lets her reader know that grandmother has been redeemed and now has Jesus in her caring

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