Tag Archives: grace

Let Me Tell You What God Said Next

Several days ago, I started a new Bible study.  Initially, I was going to do a study on the Corinthian books, but before I cracked open the text (or better clicked open), God said to me, “Nope, I want you … Continue reading

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Thorns and Thistles of Grace

I’ve been writing in other contexts/venues lately and realized… “Hey, I’m paying $$ for this blog site, so I should probably take advantage of it.” I can share those other writings here too! Sometimes, I need to be hit in … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: Fully God, Fully Human

While I understand the Trinity in my head-knowledge, wrapping my heart around the triune God, is sometimes a struggle.  I get the doctrine.  I get the theological arguments.  But, when it gets right down to it and think of Jesus … Continue reading

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A Song in My Heart

I cannot remember the last time I woke up without a song playing in my head.  99 percent of the time is a praise or worship song.  There are those rare occasions when I wake up with some other type … Continue reading

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Unmerited Favor – Grace

Last night at our  Ground Zero youth meeting was a spectacular night!  When the Holy Spirit moves, you have to flow right along with Him.  Just before the service God gave me a new message and made it a participatory one. … Continue reading

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The Cost of Grace

Ephesians 2:8 says this: For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God… And Romans 5:1-2 says this: Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God … Continue reading

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Whoop, Whoop!!! Vida Nueva!!

This morning has seen a flurry of activity.  I awoke to my wife’s phone cranking out christian tunes through a tiny little speaker from across the room.  I though for a moment that she downloaded the chipmunk christian music app. … Continue reading

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Traffic Light Confessions

This will come as little surprise to the family members who have had the truly cathartic experience of riding in the car with me while driving down US Highway 19… OK, really any road upon which my four wheels (or … Continue reading

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Take Up Your Cross

Matthew 16:24 Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. Earlier in my life, I would look at this verse and think “I … Continue reading

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Victory Into Mourning

I know, “Victory Into Mourning” does not sound like an upbeat, positive message, but hang in there with me. Here is another message of why David was a man after God’s heart. I haven’t talked about how David pursued God’s … Continue reading

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