Joyful and Blessed!

Joyful and Blessed! Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, who do not hang around with sinners, scoffing at the things of God. Psalm 1:1  Being careful about what we listen to as well as “how” we hear what’s directed our way may seem like just good common […]

He Took Our Pain

As you’re probably aware, drug use— both legal and illegal—has spread far-and-wide across the globe over the last two generations. The use of pharmaceutical drugs to relieve physical pain and psychological afflictions such as anxiety, depression, phobias, and even psychoses has increased to mind-boggling proportions. And of course, illegal drug use has become a deadly […]

A Worthy Legacy

Legacy—it’s what’s left behind after a person is gone from the scene—passed on to eternity.   The question is: What kind of legacy will each one of us be leaving? One of having lived a life solely for “I, me, my and mine”—grabbing all you can, chasing after money and personal pleasure your whole life? Or […]

Grace – Above What We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine – Part 8 of 8

Reigning in Life Those who receive the overflow of grace and the gift of righteousness reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ. (Romans 5:17) Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ! (1Corinthians 15:57)  …………………………………………………………….. We’ve already seen that God’s grace is bestowed on us by a person—the […]

Grace – Above What We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine – Part 6 of 8

God’s Grace Will Make a Way! Indeed, we have all received grace upon grace from His fullness… (John 1:16) ………………………………………….. Led by the Spirit of the Living God, Jesus Christ blazed a trail for every believer to follow. In him we see grace without measure—grace… upon grace… upon grace. Amazingly, for those who He’s redeemed, […]

Grace – Above What We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine – Part 5 of 8

  Jesus Christ: Grace Multiplied Indeed, we have all received grace after grace from His fullness… (John 1:16) ………………………………………….. In Jesus Christ the fullness of grace is revealed as it rested upon and flowed through him throughout his time of ministry. The awesome miracles performed by Jesus, his keen ability to read the hearts of […]