Posts Tagged ‘ grace ’

That’s Not Fair! (Thank God it’s not!)

21st March 2017 | 0 Comments

The other night as I was cleaning up from supper Roman started to get into the freezer to help himself to ice-cream. “No ice-cream!” I said. “You can’t have ice-cream every night after supper.” –to which Roman automatically responded, “What? That’s not fair!” Before I could come up with a response, Marshall, passing through the […]

Impossible, Amazing Love

26th October 2016 | 0 Comments

I heard someone say today that Jesus never commanded us to love everyone. This intrigued me. Isn’t the very essence of God himself love? Aren’t we to be conduits of that love to the world? Haven’t we received the high calling to love indiscriminately? Yes, but that is not the same as a commandment to […]

Looking to HIM for Help

10th May 2016 | 0 Comments

When we look to Him for help, we often have a high expectation of what kind of help He will give. Instead of trusting in His goodness and sovereignty it is easy to get sidetracked by our own expectations. As I begged God for help in our family’s situation, I sometimes found myself outlining the […]

A Cause for Joy

12th August 2015 | 0 Comments

Psalm 119:74 reads, “May all who fear you, find in me a cause for joy, for I have put my hope in your Word.” This prayer of the Psalmist comes just after a series of verses acknowledging how God has allowed difficulties into his life to train and correct him. He admits, “I used to […]

The Great Pursuit

1st March 2012 | 0 Comments

I was chatting with a close friend this morning who also happens to be Jaden’s teacher. She was sharing with me a little bit of what the class is studying in Bible. I was really challenged by this thought: Pursuing the prestige of a name among men, makes it impossible to pursue God with a […]

Evidence of Grace

19th October 2011 | 0 Comments

Recently I was listening to a message by Pete Briscoe on grace. Referring to the passage in Acts 11:20-25, he asked the question, “Is there evidence of grace in your life? If someone were to follow you around for awhile, would they see the evidence of God’s grace in you?” These questions really got me […]