Monthly archive for ‘ November, 2011 ’

Buying the Truth or Living a Lie

6th November 2011 | 0 Comments

Joel recently wrote  to an old friend about some of the repentance and grieving process he has been through and where it has brought him.  Then he shared these words about brokenness, and the power of Christ in his life.  “I claim Romans 8:1 (There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ […]

Already There

4th November 2011 | 3 Comments

Joel’s aunt called this week to give me an update on the application Joel made for a transfer to Wisconsin. She is his contact up there for the transfer, and had just spoken with the probation’s officer assigned to Joel’s case.   Since this paperwork was submitted the first of June, I was relieved to finally […]

Multicolored Grace for Multicolored Trials

2nd November 2011 | 0 Comments

“My brothers, count it all joy, when you fall into various trials.” James challenges us, in chapter 1, of his epistle. At times this verse has seemed like a bit of “pie-in-the-sky” advice to me.  I mean I know it is Scripture, and I don’t intend any sacrilege, but it just sounds so cliche. “Don’t […]