Tag Archives: grace

Can Anyone Who is “Un-Saved” be Redeemed?

Not everyone uses the term un-saved. But Jesus said, and our own eyes tell us, that there are people who are on paths of self-destruction, whose choices are toxic to themselves and to others. I know, because I was one … Continue reading

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Listen to Your Creator

“He will be gracious at the sound of your cry. When He hears, He will answer you…and whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear this command behind you: ‘This is the way–walk in … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Beauty abides in common things If only we choose to see it And grace will turn our limbs to wings If only we choose to free it ℘  “Often when we blame our artists for painting ugly things, they are but striving to … Continue reading

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It’s My Birthday

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Throw it Away

“Only those who throw their lives away for my sake and for the sake of the Good News will ever know what it means to really live.” ~Mark 8:35 May the good news of God’s grace invade every part of … Continue reading

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Short Cut?

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven.” ~Matthew 6:19-21 “For all have sinned and fall short of the … Continue reading

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Grace 101

“None of us gets paid according to merit, for none of us comes close to satisfying God’s requirements for a perfect life.”  ~Philip Yancey “We cannot find Him unless we know we need Him.”  ~Thomas Merton “He has shown you, … Continue reading

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