May 31, 2011 Grace-Gripped will resume Wednesday as I am traveling to meet with a group of men in Ocala, FL. Would appreciate your prayers as we meet to talk about walking with Christ and what that looks like as you journey alongside a few brothers in your life. Why are we so afraid to … Continue reading

Devoured by Grace

May 30, 2011 “When Jesus died, he took sin down with him, but alive he brings God down to us. From now on, think of it this way: Sin speaks a dead language that means nothing to you; God speaks your mother tongue, and you hang on every word. You are dead to sin and … Continue reading Devoured by Grace

It’s Not About You …

May 27, 2011 “But you are the ones chosen by God, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, God’s instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of the night-and-day difference he made for you—from nothing to something, from rejected to accepted.” 1 … Continue reading It’s Not About You …

He’ll find them …

May 26, 2011 “So don’t be afraid: I’m with you. I’ll round up all your scattered children, pull them in from east and west. I’ll send orders north and south: ‘Send them back. Return my sons from distant lands,  my daughters from faraway places. I want them back, every last one who bears my name, every man, woman, and child. Whom I created … Continue reading He’ll find them …

Hopelessness and Blessing

May 25, 2011 “When God made his promise to Abraham, he backed it to the hilt, putting his own reputation on the line. He said; “I promise that I’ll bless you with everything I have — bless and bless and bless!” Abraham stuck it out and got everything that had been promised to him.” Hebrews … Continue reading Hopelessness and Blessing

Grace is Life-changing

May 23, 2011 ” But you are the ones chosen by God, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, God’s instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of the night-and-day difference he made for you — from nothing to something, from rejected … Continue reading Grace is Life-changing

God’s Secret Vault

May 19, 2011 “God is sheer mercy and grace; not easily angered, he’s rich in love. … He doesn’t treat us as our sins deserve, nor pay us back in full for our wrongs.” Psalm 103:8, 10 The Message Is there room in your life for extra space ..? God has told  us over and … Continue reading God’s Secret Vault

Grace Wins!

May 18, 2011 “All that passing laws against sin did was produce more lawbreakers. But sin didn’t, and doesn’t, have a chance in competition with the aggressive forgiveness we call grace. When it’s sin versus grace, grace wins hands down. All sin can do is threaten us with death, and that’s the end of it. … Continue reading Grace Wins!