Tag Archives: God’s grace

God Can Overcome Your Best Efforts

Christ’s power is made perfect in my weakness, not in my best effort. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly … Continue reading

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I Know How God Works

I know how God works. Or perhaps I should say I know what the Bible says about how God works. The Folly of the Law Trying your best to follow the rules alienates you from God. You who are trying … Continue reading

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The Lie of Self-Dependence

  Trust in the Lord with all your heart     and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him,     and he will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5-6.) ***

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Seeing Me For Who I Really Am Scares Me To Death

*** Some people just aren’t who – or what – they are labeled. Take this young man, for instance: not a real judge (but he did end up in front of one soon enough!). Others are misrepresented on purpose but … Continue reading

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On the Other Side of the Wedding Vows

[Today’s guest post from newlywed E.A. Stevens is a great response to those who insist they know just what her marriage will be like. They don’t and E.A. proves it.] *** They said marriage would be hard. Yes, the ubiquitous … Continue reading

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What God’s grace and baking (might) have in common – a guest post by Melody Young

[Melody Young, who is busier than anyone needs to be at the moment, agreed to make time to write a guest post for me after a brief Twitter exchange we had about baked goods.] *** A while ago I watched a cooking … Continue reading

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Living Rightly Will Never Lead To Righteousness

***       For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Grandmothers Were Bad

Quick quiz #1: Who was Jesus’ mother? Answer: Mary. Quick quiz #2: Who were Jesus’ Grandmothers? Answer: ? The Bible never gives the names of Mary and Joseph’s mothers, although it does tell us the names of four of the geat-great-etc.-grandmothers … Continue reading

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Sufficient Grace for a Sunday

2 Corinthians 12:9

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The Point of the Book of Romans in Less than 30 Words

Romans Chapters One and Two together set up the main point of the entire book: God’s grace is so massive that it covers all of us. That’s it. ***

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