Tag Archives: redeeming grace

Collateral Blessing

I start in on the familiar story in 2Samuel and what catches my attention is the collateral damage–the injury suffered by others than the intended target. First, Bathsheba is the king’s intended mark. But she was the violated daughter of … Continue reading

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The Source of Grace

Probably being overly simplistic this morning. Likely I’m just scratching the surface of the depths of something which, if I really got the half of it, would strike me dumb and put me facedown. But, as I’m continuing to read … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Today

I’m chewing on the fact that they did not understand. That the disciples didn’t get it. That to the followers of Jesus it made no sense. It just didn’t add up. And, as I mull over it, it shouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Let Grace Reign!

Sin is like a spreading disease. Grace like a covering cure. Sin, like yeast, starts at the place where it is introduced and then dispenses itself and permeates everything that touches it leading to death. Grace is sourced outside of … Continue reading

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Eternal Economics

Hovering over Psalm 49 this morning. A song, it seems to me, about economics. Eternal economics. The songwriter solving a riddle with lyrics and melody (v.4) as he considers the ultimate advantage of wealth. (Spoiler alert . . . none). … Continue reading

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Lard Heart Redemption

We’ve all experienced it: you hear a song and it’s like it was written for you. The lyrics are your lyrics. The sentiment, your sentiment. The message, you couldn’t have said it better yourself. And many of us experience it … Continue reading

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People Like Me

So, away on vacation I’m reminded that while I might like to think consistent devotions are a matter of spirituality and discipline they may be more about solitude and the absence of other desires. Being with my girls, their husbands, … Continue reading

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