Tag Archives: salvation

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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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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Joy!; November 1, 2020


Romans 5:1-4 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the … Continue reading

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The Faith of Abraham; October 31, 2020


Romans 4:16 Therefore, the promise comes by faith, so that it may be by grace and may be guaranteed to all Abraham’s offspring–not only to those who are of the law but also to those who are of the faith … 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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Cleansing; October 15, 2020


 Zechariah 13:1 “On that day a fountain will be opened to the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and impurity.” As the hymn says, “There is a fountain filled with blood drawn from … Continue reading

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Repentance; October 7, 2020


Isaiah 30:15 This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says:“In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength, but you would have none of it.” This is at the same time … Continue reading

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God’s Invitation; September 12, 2020


Revelation 22:17 The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life. This is so absolutely … Continue reading

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Ignorance; September 6, 2020


1 Corinthians 12:1 Now about spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be ignorant. For once, I really prefer the NIV to the Japanese! Where the NIV (like most English translations that come to mind) says, “I don’t … Continue reading

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Racial Discrimination; September 2, 2020


Acts 10:34-35 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.” This was indeed a momentous revelation … Continue reading

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