Tag Archives: grace

Traditions

People like creating traditions. We have them in our families. We have them in our communities. The military is full of them. The church has theirs too. There is nothing inherently bad about traditions. The real question is: Do they … Continue reading

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Do All Things… Through Christ

Who doesn’t love hearing a secret? I am not talking about gossip. Gossip is gross. But, there is something about secrets. Book writers use that in their titles all the time: “The Secret to a Happy Life” “The Secret to … Continue reading

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Count the Cost of the Life You are Living

We have been talking a lot about the freedom we have in Christ. Sometimes I think that we start believing that living in this freedom has no cost to us. So, we are surprised when God asks something of us. … Continue reading

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Valuing Freedom on Memorial Day

There are those who don’t understand what the big deal is. They think that the freedom we have in Christ is important, don’t get me wrong, but they act as if the freedom of living by the Spirit instead of … Continue reading

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Thinking about the witness of women on Mother’s Day

Consider this praise from the Apostle Paul: 2 Timothy 1:5-6 5  For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Protection

  When I think of my mistakes I have a recurring question: How can I make it right? In my quest to right the wrongs of my own making, I have discovered there is a difference between acknowledging wrongs and … Continue reading

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The Protection of Living by Grace

  As we have been studying Galatians in worship at church, I have been really wrestling with the question of living by grace. As a Christian I am very familiar with being saved by grace. The question I often have, … Continue reading

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