Tag Archives: God’s grace

Consequences of Sin; May 8, 2021


2 Samuel 12:13-14 Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” Nathan replied, “The Lord has taken away your sin. You are not going to die. But because by doing this you have made the enemies of … Continue reading

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Response to Circumstances; May 3, 2021


1 Samuel 2:2 “There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God. Recently I have been reminded many times that the people in the Bible for the most … Continue reading

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Stewardship of Abilities; April 30, 2021


Judges 13:8 Then Manoah prayed to the Lord: “O Lord, I beg you, let the man of God you sent to us come again to teach us how to bring up the boy who is to be born.” To be … Continue reading

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Struggling with God; April 21, 2021


Genesis 32:28 Then the man said, “Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with men and have overcome.” When you look at Jewish history, Israel is an enormously appropriate name. As … Continue reading

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Humility; April 20, 2021


Genesis 32:10 “I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two groups.” This was something of a pivotal moment … Continue reading

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Sin and Grace; April 17, 2021


Genesis 20:3 But God came to Abimelech in a dream one night and said to him, “You are as good as dead because of the woman you have taken; she is a married woman.” This whole story seems very weird … Continue reading

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Covetousness; April 9, 2021


John 21:22 Jesus answered, “If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me.” We get so involved with what God is doing to or for or with other people! Our … Continue reading

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Judas; March 30, 2021


Matthew 26:49-50 Going at once to Jesus, Judas said, “Greetings, Rabbi!” and kissed him. Jesus replied, “Friend, do what you came for.” The Japanese has Jesus saying, “Friend, why have you come?” which the NIV gives as an alternative translation … Continue reading

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Weakness; March 29, 2021


Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” The last half of this verse is quite famous. It was actually used as a test sentence back … Continue reading

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Abounding Grace; March 18, 2021


2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. In reading this verse the first … Continue reading

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