Tag Archives: redeeming grace

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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What A Story!

Ezekiel 16 has got to be one of the most amazing passages in all of Scripture. Not just because of the story told, but because it reveals that God is a Storyteller. His tale of a city, Jerusalem, waxes poetic … Continue reading

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Remedy for a Deluded Heart

Crazy! That’s what it is. Isaiah doesn’t use the word, but that’s kind of what he’s saying. Crazy! Give your head a shake, man! The same tree that you cut down and burn for fuel, you also fashion into a … Continue reading

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Training Grace

Not unusual, in my circles, to talk of saving grace–the unmerited favor of God which leads men and women to repentance of sin, and deliverance from sin’s bondage, by faith in the atoning work of the Son of God through … Continue reading

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Qualified

I may not be perfect, but I am sufficient. Might have a long way to go, but I have all the power I need. The bar might be set pretty high, but I’ve already cleared it. The inheritance might be … Continue reading

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But For the Sake of Another

He was an evil king, just not as evil as his father before him. He worshiped idols, but not the idols of the nations around him. Instead he bowed to the fake idols of his own kingdom that were fashioned … 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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