You’re One-of-a-Kind … yep

July 26, 2017 “The Word became flesh and blood, 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 What a Life to have living within you: generous inside and out, true from start to finish. This is the only life … Continue reading You’re One-of-a-Kind … yep

Freedom’s Heartbeat …

June 5, 2017 “Could it be any clearer? Our old way of life was nailed to the cross with Christ, a decisive end to that sin-miserable life – no longer at sin’s every beck and call! What we believe is this: If we get included in Christ’s sin-conquering death, we also get included in his … Continue reading Freedom’s Heartbeat …

Right out in the open …

July 28, 2016  “It happens so regularly that it’s predictable. The moment I decide to do good, sin is there to trip me up. I truly delight in God’s commands, but it’s pretty obvious that not all of me joins in that delight. Parts of me covertly rebel, and just when I least expect it, … Continue reading Right out in the open …

God’s favorite song…

July 25, 2016 “Since we’ve compiled this long and sorry record as sinners (both us and them) and proved that we are utterly incapable of living the glorious lives God wills for us, God did it for us. Out of sheer generosity he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got … Continue reading God’s favorite song…

Grace linguists …

April 13, 2016 “From now on, think of it this way: Sin speaks a dead language that means nothing to you; God speaks your mother tongue, and you hang on every word. you are dead to sin and alive to God. That’s what Jesus did.” Romans 6:11 MSG Life in Christ includes learning a new … Continue reading Grace linguists …

All of it …

March 10, 2016 “That’s what Christ did definitively: suffered because of other’s sins, the Righteous One for the unrighteous ones. He went through it all — was put to death and then made alive — to bring us to God.” 1 Peter 3:18 MSG The way of the cross doesn’t stop at a moment’s decision … Continue reading All of it …