The offer … ?

January 31, 2012 “Are you tired? Worn out? BUrned out on religion?. Come to Me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me … watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay … Continue reading The offer … ?

Over your head…?

“Going through the motions doesn’t please you, a flawless performance is nothing to you. I learned God-worship when my pride was shattered. Heart-shattered lives ready for love don’t for a moment escape God’s notice.” Psalm 51:16-17 The Message Jesus came to find you. He knows how this world works with its formulas and self-prescribed agendas … Continue reading Over your head…?

January 26, 2012 Hey Grace-Grippers, I am away until Monday and will not be writing for a few days. “May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make His face shine upon you. May the Lord lift up His countenance upon and give you peace”. It is one of the oldest blessings … Continue reading

Except through …

January 25, 2012 “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” John 14:6 Holman Christian Standard At first glance it may seem harsh that Jesus is limiting the path to a saving and new life in Christ. But in fact He is doing the very … Continue reading Except through …

Except for …

January 24, 2012 “For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified. … so that your faith might not be based on men’s wisdom but in God’s power.” 1 Cor. 2:2-5 Holman Christian Standard To know Christ … To make Him known … To answer others with hope and grace … Continue reading Except for …

In His Name …

January 23, 2012 “Then they were amazed, so they began to argue with one another, saying, “What is this? A new teaching with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him.” ” Mark 1:27 The life that Jesus wants to live in and through you is the very life that you long … Continue reading In His Name …

Trust …

January 20, 2012 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; Think about Him in all your ways and He will guide you on the right paths.” Prov. 3:5-6 Holman Christian Standard God knows that you were born with a predisposition to trust in yourself. He didn’t … Continue reading Trust …

You are His prize…

January 19, 2012 “In Him we were also made His inheritance …” Ephesians 1:11 Holman Christian Standard It’s true .. you are Christ’s inheritance. Everything that He has ever done or created and He choses you as His inheritance. We are reminded during difficult times that we have an inheritance beyond our wildest imaginations and … Continue reading You are His prize…

… that Christ is … (2)

January 17, 2012 “Could it be any clearer? Our old way of life was nailed to the cross with Christ, a decisive end to that sin-miserable life — no longer at sin’s every beck and call! What we believe is this: If we get included in Christ’s sin-conquering death, we also get included in his … Continue reading … that Christ is … (2)