Tag Archives: grace

The Confidence of Knowing God’s Love

Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, 2 Corinthians 4:1 Did you have a grandmother like mine? In my grandmother’s house there were smells and expressions that told me I was loved … Continue reading

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Grace, Listening, Grace, Love, Grace, Patience…

There is a word in the Christian vocabulary that we really like on one hand, but also really struggle with. The word is grace. As we see the polarization of our communities right now over our differing responses to the … Continue reading

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Everyday Grace

We talk about grace in the Christian life. We need it! Through grace we discover the amazing love of God. Through grace we have access to God in Jesus. Have we thought about how much we need it from one … Continue reading

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Bringing Back Graciousness

In our culture we hear people lament that there isn’t enough civility. Is it possible that in order to get our messages out we have chosen passion and lost graciousness? I personally think it is time to bring graciousness back. … Continue reading

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The Profound Grace of Jesus

Grace. There are two important questions this word should bring to our minds. 1) What is it? and 2) Why do I need it? Continue reading

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Traditions

People like creating traditions. We have them in our families. We have them in our communities. The military is full of them. The church has theirs too. There is nothing inherently bad about traditions. The real question is: Do they … Continue reading

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Do All Things… Through Christ

Who doesn’t love hearing a secret? I am not talking about gossip. Gossip is gross. But, there is something about secrets. Book writers use that in their titles all the time: “The Secret to a Happy Life” “The Secret to … Continue reading

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Count the Cost of the Life You are Living

We have been talking a lot about the freedom we have in Christ. Sometimes I think that we start believing that living in this freedom has no cost to us. So, we are surprised when God asks something of us. … Continue reading

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Valuing Freedom on Memorial Day

There are those who don’t understand what the big deal is. They think that the freedom we have in Christ is important, don’t get me wrong, but they act as if the freedom of living by the Spirit instead of … Continue reading

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Thinking about the witness of women on Mother’s Day

Consider this praise from the Apostle Paul: 2 Timothy 1:5-6 5  For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in … Continue reading

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