Monthly Archives: May 2013

Picked out of the line-up…

“How blessed is God! And what a blessing he is! He’s the Father of our Master, Jesus Christ, and takes us to the high places of blessing in him. Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in … Continue reading

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Are you wide awake …?

“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 … Continue reading

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Be ready … Be in on it …

May 28, 2013 “Through thick and thin, keep your hearts at attention, in adoration before Christ, your Master. Be ready to speak up and tell anyone who asks why you’re living the way you are, and always with the utmost … Continue reading

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All things ….

May 27, 2013 “and through Him to reconcile all things to Himself, having made peace through the blood of His cross; through Him, I say, whether things on earth or things in heaven.” Colossians 1:20 New American Christ has reconciled … Continue reading

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Walk .. Work .. And Watch

May 20-24, 2013 Dear Grace-Grippers, GG will be on hold this week as I am away for a week of prayer and writing. May you know the deep and abiding love of Jesus and His indefatigable grip of grace upon … Continue reading

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From death to life …

“If you only look at us, you might well miss the brightness. We carry this precious Message around in the unadorned clay pots of our ordinary lives. That’s to prevent anyone from confusing God’s incomparable power with us.” 2 Corinthians … Continue reading

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Neighborly ingredients …

May 15, 2013 “He stripped all the spiritual tyrants in the universe of their sham authority at the Cross and marched them naked through the streets.” Colossians 2:15 The Message Before Mr. Rogers moved to a holy neighborhood, he addressed … Continue reading

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Walking …

May 14, 2013 “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him.” Colossians 2:6 New American Standard What a life you’ve been given. Your old life was about you trying to be lord of your world. … Continue reading

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If you think you are alone … you aren’t

May 13, 2013 “I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever … But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach … Continue reading

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God’s housecleaning …

“Yes! God has broadcast to all the world; “Tell daughter Zion, ‘Look! Your Savior comes, Ready to do what he said he’d do, prepared to complete what he promised.” Isaiah 62:11 The Message God didn’t wait around to see if … Continue reading

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