Tag Archives: grace

Course of Action; January 3, 2021


1 Peter 1:13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. To me this verse strikes a very good balance between the reality that … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Grace; November 17, 2020


2 Corinthians 6:1 As God’s fellow workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain. This is a very interesting, and potentially very tragic, entreaty. It assumes a reality that far too many people don’t want to admit … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace; November 13, 2020


1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them–yet not I, but the grace of God that was … Continue reading

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Salvation; November 4, 2020


Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. From verse 15 Paul comes back to how he started in verse 1, bringing up the dangerous absurdity … Continue reading

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Freedom from Sin; November 3, 2020


Romans 6:14 For sin shall not be your master, because you are not under law, but under grace. Once again I was faced with a real dilemma as to what to write about, because every bit of today’s reading is … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Peace; November 2, 2020


Romans 5:20-21 The law was added so that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace increased all the more, so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; October 30, 2020


Romans 4:4-5 Now when a man works, his wages are not credited to him as a gift, but as an obligation. However, to the man who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited … Continue reading

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Salvation; October 26, 2020


Acts 15:11 “No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are.” We tend to remember Paul’s famous statement to this effect in Ephesians 2:8-9, but forget that Peter said … Continue reading

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Grace and Truth; October 19, 2020


John 1:16-17 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. I get happy every time I read John 1! It’s … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; October 17, 2020


Luke 2:40 And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him. I was struck just now by the fact that Luke used the word, grace, in relation to the … Continue reading

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