Grace is simply another word for God’s tumbling, rumbling reservoir of strength and protection. Grace comes to us not occasionally or miserly but more
Attempts at self-salvation guarantee nothing but exhaustion! We scamper and scurry, trying to please God, collecting merit badges and brownie points, more
Most people embrace the assumption that God saves good people. So be good. Be moral. Be honest. But for all the talk about being good—what level of more
Romans 3:10 introduces an essential truth. “There is no one righteous, not even one. . .no one who seeks God. All have turned away, there is no on more
Romans 8:33 and 34 asks, “Who can accuse the people God has chosen? Who can say God’s people are guilty?”
The answer is no one, becaus more
The wasted years of life. The poor choices. God answers the mess of life with one word–grace.
We talk as though we understand t more
God has a heart for hurting parents. Should we be surprised? After all, God himself is a father.
What parental emotion has God not felt? Are you more
Jesus calls us to calmness with this challenge from Matthew 6:32-33. “Your heavenly Father already knows all your needs. Seek the Kingdom of God more
If you pass your days mumbling, “I’ll never make a difference; I’m not worth anything,” guess what? You’ll be sentencing yourself to a lif more
In Luke 24:38, Jesus asks, “Why are you frightened? Why are your hearts filled with doubt?” Jesus doesn’t want you to live in a state of more
Here’s a healthy exercise. Put a sticky note on everything in your life that’s going to be destroyed when Christ comes. Your car, your desk, your more
Our obsession with stuff carries a hefty price tag. We spend 110 percent of our disposable income trying to manage debt. Who can keep up? No on more
People often say, “You can be anything you want to be! Be a butcher, a sales rep if you like. An ambassador if you really care. You can be anything more
We are not a victim of our thoughts. We have a vote. We have a voice. We can exercise thought prevention!
“Don’t talk to me,” we say. more
What would parents do without worry? It almost seems as if it’s in the job description. “Parents Wanted. Must be able to perform sleepless more