Category Archives: grace turned outward

No enduring city

For here we do not have an enduring city, but we are looking for the city that is to come. Hebrews 13:14 Outside. Everything happens outside. Jesus died outside the camp. We go to meet Him outside the camp where He … Continue reading

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Strengthened by grace

It is good for our hearts to be strengthened by grace. Hebrews 13:9 Have you ever thought of grace as strengthening you heart? I haven’t until I asked my wife about this and she said, “Oh yes! It’s my only hope.” … Continue reading

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Grace, starring Jesus

Let us, then, go to him outside the camp, bearing the disgrace he bore. Hebrews 13:13 Here’s why it is so important for us to go outside the camp and bear the disgrace Jesus bore. Without that, people will get the … Continue reading

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Bearing the disgrace

Let us, then, go to Him outside the camp, bearing the disgrace He bore. Hebrews 13:13 Here is just a part of the disgrace Jesus bore outside the camp: He was crucified as a common criminal. He was mocked, flogged and … Continue reading

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“Outside the camp”

We are focusing our attention on “out” this week. When we say “out,” what do we mean? Actually we mean a lot of things; more than we can talk about in one day, but here’s a good start. By “out,” … Continue reading

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Wake up to the world

It is a travesty when the people of God become the holy oil sprinkled on the status quo. – Os Guinness My fictional character, Ben Beamering from the novel we’ve been talking about lately, Saint Ben, never did what was … Continue reading

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What took you so long?

“I care very little if I am judged by you or by any human court; indeed, I do not even judge myself. My conscience is clear, but that does not make me innocent. It is the Lord who judges me. Therefore judge nothing before the … Continue reading

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Staying awake to the world

My father sat in on an L.A. studio session in 1970 during the recording of my second album, “Have You Seen Jesus My Lord?”. He was not there because he liked the music (he didn’t), he was there for me, … Continue reading

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