Grace for the moment ..

August 20, 2012 Grace-Griped will return on September 3. I will be taking my annual August break to recharge batteries and prepare for the Fall. Thank you for all of your encouraging notes and support. It is a privilege to share this daily walk in Christ. In Christ .. it truly only takes a moment. … Continue reading Grace for the moment ..

Interior design …

August 17, 2012 “Let every detail in your lives — words, actions, whatever — be done in the name of the Master, Jesus, thanking God the Father every step of the way.” Colossians 3:17 The Message In Christ, everything about your life is changed. You may not feel it and you may even wonder if … Continue reading Interior design …

The Open Door….

August 15, 2012 “What matters to me most is to finish what God started: the job the Master Jesus gave me of letting everyone I meet know all about this incredibly extravagant generosity of God.” Acts 20:24 What if the “real job” of your life is sharing God’s generosity in Jesus Christ. Your focus and … Continue reading The Open Door….

August 14, 2012 “So, here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday ordinary life — your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life — and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him.” Romans 12:1 The Message … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 “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 … Continue reading

Unless…

August 9, 2012 “If God doesn’t build the house, the builders only build shacks. … Unless the Lord builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted.” Ps. 127:1 The Message/New Living Translation God knows all about what work really looks like inside and out. He knows what you look like on the inside … Continue reading Unless…

Basic living…

August 8, 2012 “Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you. And regardless of what else you put on, wear love. It’s your basic, all purpose garment. Never be without it.” Colossians 3:14 The Message Forgiveness is the daily life of a Christ Follower. The gift of God’s grace is a daily reminder … Continue reading Basic living…

There is no comparison …

August 3, 2012 “Of Him all the prophets bear witness that through His name, everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins.” Acts 10:43 New American Standard What your life “is” in Christ is unlike any of life. By believing in Him .. in His life .. in His death .. you receive forgiveness … Continue reading There is no comparison …