Category Archives: mercy

The Scandal scar…

October 27, 2017 “Jonah was furious. He lost his temper. He yelled at God, “God! I knew it—when I was back home, I knew this was going to happen! That’s why I ran off to Tarshish! I knew you were … Continue reading

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Stopping on the road … letting go

June 26, 2017 “God the Master, the Holy One of Israel, has this solemn counsel. “Your salvation requires you to turn back to me and stop your silly efforts to save yourselves. Your strength will come from settling down in … Continue reading

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The ways of Jesus .. and you?

September 6, 2016 “Passing along the beach of Lake Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew net-fishing. Fishing was their regular work. Jesus said to them, “Come with me. I’ll make a new kind of fisherman out of you. … 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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When it comes to your life …

October 24, 2013 “Where is the god who an compare with you — wiping the slate clean of guilt, Turning a blind eye, a deaf ear, to the past sins of your purged and precious people.” Micah 7:18 The Message … Continue reading

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Finding your way …

May 8, 2013 “Therefore, let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” Hebrews 4:16 New American Standard One sentence of truth can … Continue reading

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God’s Forever Focus

April 23, 2012 “Where is the god who can compare to you– wiping the slate clean of guilt, Turning a blind eye, a deaf ear, to the past sins of your purged and precious people? You don’t nurse your anger … Continue reading

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Your life out in the open …

January 3, 2012 “This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”—and I am the worst of them.” 1 Timothy 1:15 Holman Christian Standard The last thing Jesus wants you to … Continue reading

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His specialty never runs out …

November 8, 2011 “… for mercy is your specialty. That’s what you love most.” Micah 7:19 The Message God describes Himself as “Gracious and compassionate .. slow to anger (steadfast love/indescribable patience) .. and abounding in love and faithfulness” and … Continue reading

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