Monthly Archives: July 2012

Unlikely .. Unwanted .. Until Jesus …

August 1, 2012 “Strolling along, he saw Levi, son of Alphaeus, at his work collecting taxes. Jesus said, “Come along with me.” He came.” Mark 2:14 The Message No one wanted him. And truthfully, no one really wanted to be … Continue reading

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Being ready …?

“Through thick and thin, keep your hearts at attention, in adoration before Christ, your Master (LORD). Be ready to speak up and tell anyone who asks why you’re living the way you are, and always with the utmost courtesy.” 1 … Continue reading

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Deciding to see … clearly?

July 30, 2012 “Our firm decision is to work from this focused center: One man died for everyone. That puts everyone in the same boat. He included everyone in his death so that everyone could also be included in his … Continue reading

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Un-repayable …

July 27, 2012 “I knew you were sheer grace and mercy, not easily angered, rich in love, and ready at the drop of a hat to turn your plans of punishment into a program of forgiveness.” Jonah 4:2 The Message … Continue reading

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Get up ….

July 25, 2012 “Jesus said to the paraplegic, “Son, I forgive your sins.” Mark 2:5 The Message These words of Jesus are the same in every heart of every woman and every man who walks free from the paralyzing power … Continue reading

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The road’s clear …

July 24, 2012 “May God the Father himself and our Master Jesus clear the road to you! And may the Master pour on the love so it fills your lives and splashes over on everyone around you, just as it … Continue reading

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Reconciled …

If, when we were at our worst, we were put on friendly terms with God by the sacrificial death of his Son, now that we’re at our best, just think of how our lives will expand and deepen by means … Continue reading

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Once out … now in

July 20, 2012 “Now because of Christ — dying that death, shedding that blood — you who were once out of it altogether are in on everything.” Ephesians 2:13 The Message There was no other way to reach your life. … Continue reading

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On the road …

July 17, 2012 Grace-Gripped is away for the next three days. Ken

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From His Life …

July 16, 2012 “I will praise the Lord at all times. I will constantly speak his praises. I will boast only in the Lord; let all who are helpless take heart. Come, let us tell of the Lord’s greatness; let … Continue reading

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