Author Archives: Ken Chester

About Ken Chester

I love seeing Christ become alive and real in someone's life. It is amazing what happens when Jesus moves in and starts to renovate a life. When I'm not riding my road bike, I am usually walking our corgi named Trinity (she came that way) and corgi-lab named Lowrider. Carolyn and I are transforming our backyard. And a book is on the way. ...Stay tuned ... Ken

Looking at a new image…

March 22, 2018 “We’re all like sheep who wandered off and gotten lost. We’ve done our own thing, gone our own way. And God has piled all our sins, everything we’ve done wrong on him, on him.” Isaiah 53:6 The … Continue reading

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When God became obvious

March 21, 2018 “One look at him and people turned away. We looked down on him, thought he was scum. But the fact is, it was our pains he carried – our disfigurements, all the things wrong with us.” Isaiah 53:4 The … Continue reading

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He’ll find you …

March 20, 2108 “Who believes what we’ve heard and seen? Who would have thought God’s saving power would look like this. The servant grew up before God – a scrawny seedling, a scrubby plant in a parched field. There was … Continue reading

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Foot Washers needed …

March 19, 2018 “Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God, got up from supper, and laid aside His garments; and taking … Continue reading

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Job Qualifications

March 16, 2018 “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 … Continue reading

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Want to know a secret..?

Grace Gripped can be found at This is our new home starting this week. You may subscribe as directed and or comment … Thanks for your encouragement and suggestions. Grace on … Ken

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God’s All In …

“But now, God’s Message, the God who made you in the first place, Jacob, the One who got you started, Israel: “Don’t be afraid, I’ve redeemed you. I’ve called your name. You’re mine. When you’re in over your head, I’ll be there with you. When you’re … Continue reading

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He has the grace you need …

February 13, 2018 “Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens—Jesus the Son of God—let us hold fast to our confession.  For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize … Continue reading

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When You offer You…

February 5, 2108 “Who perceives his unintentional sins? Cleanse me from my hidden faults. Moreover, keep your servant from willful sins; do not let them rule me. Then I will be blameless and cleansed from blatant rebellion.  May the words of my mouth and the meditation of … Continue reading

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Following in His Steps

January 31, 2018 “But he was pierced because of our rebellion, crushed because of our iniquities, punishment for our peace was on him, and we are healed by his wounds. …. He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not … Continue reading

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