Never on sale …

August 15, 2017 “Out of sheer generosity he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he did it by means of Jesus Christ.” Romans 3:24 The Message A fresh start .. … Continue reading Never on sale …

More to come …

December 10, 2012 “But when God, our kind and loving Savior God, stepped in, he saved us from all that. It was all his doing; we had nothing to do with it. He gave us a good bath, and we came out of it new people, washed inside and out by the Holy Spirit. Our … Continue reading More to come …

God’s Building Program …

January 5, 2012 “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Hebrews 13:8 New American Standard It doesn’t matter how you got “here” … in Christ. But everyone who got “here” arrived the same way: through the incarnational .. sinless life .. atoning sacrifice .. death-burial-and resurrection of the One who is the … Continue reading God’s Building Program …

Jesus said …

October 18, 2011 “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule.” Matt. 5:3 The Message Only Jesus can tell you “you’re blessed” at ends of your life because He knows firsthand what the end of your rope looks like and feels … Continue reading Jesus said …

Free exchanges …

September 26, 2011 “He wants not only us but everyone saved, you know, everyone to get to know the truth we’ve learned: that there’s one God and only one, and one Priest-Mediator between God and us — , Jesus …” 1 Timothy 2:4-5 The Message The funny thing about your life is this: there are … Continue reading Free exchanges …

Wildfires of grace …

August 18, 2011 “It makes no difference who you are or where you are from — if you want God and are ready to do as he says, the door is open. The Message he sent to the children of Israel — that through Jesus Christ everything is being put together again — well, he’s … Continue reading Wildfires of grace …