Tag Archives: abundant grace

Lord, Do You . . . ?

It did not compute. Nope, didn’t make sense. Try as he might, Peter couldn’t wrap his head around Jesus wrapping the towel around. Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come … Continue reading

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Again

There was a story I used to tell about the kind of disciplinarian my mom was when I was kid. Can’t remember the incident but here’s how I recalled one instance of her “progressive discipline”. The immediate reaction to my … Continue reading

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Trophies of Grace

Chewing on Ephesians 2:1-10 this morning. But God, being rich in mercy . . . Therein lies the force behind the great reversal we call salvation. The reversal from being “dead in trespasses and sins” in which we once walked … Continue reading

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No Dominion

No way! Absolutely not! Uh, uh! Nope! That’s how Paul responds to the question. Kinda. If grace is so great, if grace abounded where sin increased (Rom. 5:20), then should we continue in sin that grace may abound (Rom. 6:1)? … Continue reading

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Exhortation. Identification. Affirmation.

A month ago I wrapped up Isaiah and give it my vote for consideration as a prophetic book that the church would do well to study in this season (you can check that post out here). A month later I’m … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

It was a king’s question. But it could be, and should be, a question that finds its way seeping from my heart on a regular basis. Then King David went in and sat before the LORD and said, “Who am … Continue reading

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To Them, On Them, Toward Them

A verse in 2 Kings pops this morning. I know it’s because of a book I’ve recently listened to on the heart of Christ, Gentle and Lowly, by Dane Ortlund. Ortlund, in the manner of the deep meditations of the … Continue reading

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The Only Plea, The Safest Plea

I’m going to suggest that, in our circles, when we talk about “turning,” most often, if not always, we’re thinking in terms of turning to God. When we think about our sin, we often speak of the need to make … Continue reading

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