Tag Archives: God’s grace

According to the Riches of His Grace

If there’s anything I should be picking up from what Paul is laying down in the opening verses of Ephesians, it’s that those who are blessed by God should be quick to declare, “Blessed be God!” I never tire of … Continue reading

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The Cross Cancels the Curse

I start reading Psalm 109 and, at first, it has a messianic ring to it. Messianic like Psalm 22 is messianic, the opening verses (v. 1-5) portraying a suffering servant. Wicked and deceitful mouths are speaking lies against the songwriter, … Continue reading

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An Audacious Ask

He had ascended the mountain and the LORD had descended in the cloud. He had taken his position in the cleft of the rock, and God had covered him with His hand. He had longed to get up close and … Continue reading

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Perpetual Grace

I don’t think that Moses ever thought delivering a nation from the bondage of slavery in Egypt to the blessing of milk and honey in the land of promise was going to be easy. But after the Mt. Sinai debacle … Continue reading

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It Really Isn’t About Us

Reading again in Ezekiel this morning and chewing on a conundrum God shares with His prophet. To not deal with His people’s idolatry and rebellion was to allow them to continue to defile the land of promise, the land of … Continue reading

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The True Grace of God

Wrapped up 1Peter this morning. What a great letter! A letter for all those who are suffering. Maybe not in the same way these first century saints suffered for their faith, but applicable, I think, for anyone who is under … Continue reading

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For God So Loves the World

I am far from an expert or scholar when it comes to the Old Testament prophets. However, having read through them at least once a year for the past several years, I do feel like I’ve become more familiar with … Continue reading

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My Story

Chewing on some verses in Isaiah this morning. So much I still don’t really understand of the prophet’s writings. So much to navigate. For example, what day is “in that day”? When is that day? What in the prophetic writing … Continue reading

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It’s Not You, It’s Us

Hovering over Nehemiah 9 this morning. For over three weeks the people who built the wall have been listening to the Word. What began on the first day of the seventh month with standing before Ezra as he read from … Continue reading

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Pursuing Grace

Nothing about King Ahab of Israel that one might consider redeeming qualities. In a long line of evil kings, the summary bio on this guy was that he was the worst. “Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the … Continue reading

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