January 27, 2014 “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 Grace-gripped will be away until Feb. 3rd. I am studying in Acts and will not be writing this week. … Continue reading

Do you …?

January 22, 2014 “After breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” .. “Feed my sheep.” .. He then asked a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” .. “Shepherd my sheep.” .. Then he said a third time: “Simon, son of John, … Continue reading Do you …?

Absolute delight …

January 20, 2014 “We throw open our doors to God and discover at the same moment that he has already thrown open his door to us. We find ourselves standing where we always hoped we might stand — out in the open spaces of God’s grace and glory, standing tall and shouting our praise.” Romans … Continue reading Absolute delight …

“When everything was hopeless, Abraham believed anyway, deciding to live not on the basis of what he saw he couldn’t do but on what God said he would do. And so he was made father of a multitude of peoples, God himself said to him, “You’re going to have a big family, Abraham!” Romans 4:18 … Continue reading

Smoke…

January 9, 2014 Grace-Gripped will resume on Friday. We had a small house fire in the middle of the night and my fingers are tired .. my head is weary .. and my heart is gripped in grace. “In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, O Lord, make me to … Continue reading Smoke…