Category Archives: generous

The Grace flow …

June 8, 2017 “Now God has us where he wants us, with all the time in this world and the next to shower grace and kindness upon us in Christ Jesus. Saving is all his idea, and all his work. … Continue reading

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Want to impress God today…?

June 2, 2017 “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 … Continue reading

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Meet your new neighbor …

May 25, 2017 “For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts … Continue reading

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Can you let Jesus have your stuff …?

May 16, 2017 “So spacious is he, so roomy, that everything of God finds its proper place in him without crowding. Not only that, but all the broken and dislocated pieces of the universe—people and things, animals and atoms—get properly … Continue reading

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Seriously … Does Jesus really mean it?(3)

April 21, 2016 “Here’s another old saying that deserves a second look: ‘Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.’ Is that going to get us anywhere? Here’s what I propose: ‘Don’t hit back at all.’ If someone strikes you, stand there … Continue reading

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Space worth saving …

March 21, 2016 “God can do anything, you know — far more than you could ever imagine or guess or request in your wildest dreams! He does it not by pushing us around but by working within us, his Spirit … Continue reading

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Hope for day or night …

December 2, 2014 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” … Continue reading

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Running loose and running wild …

June 17, 2014 “Since they didn’t bother to acknowledge God, God quit bothering them and let them run loose.” Romans 1:28 The Message We all want a nice story where God intervenes and makes everything work out. We want Him … Continue reading

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Faultless designs ..

June 13, 2013 “Why, when I was still in my mother’s womb he chose and called me out of sheer generosity! Now he has intervened and revealed his Son to me so that I might joyfully tell non-Jews about him.” … Continue reading

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Moving in …

November 7, 2012 “The Word became flesh and moved into the neighborhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-a-kind glory, like Father, like Son, Generous inside and out, true from start to finish.” John 1:14 The Message … Continue reading

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