Tag Archives: grace turned outward

Taking the high road

So whatever happened to Nabal, that foolish guy in the story of David and Abigail (1 Samuel 25) who refused to share his bounty with David and his fighting men, and would have met his fate at the end of … Continue reading

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Lay down your swords

“So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him [Nabal] by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.” (1 Samuel 25:22 KJV) No doubt about it; David … Continue reading

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Somebody among Somebodies

This will be the last of the Catches about what I took away from my Wheaton College reunion weekend and can pass on to you. We’ve talked about memorial stones — remembering when and where God met us in the … Continue reading

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Grace riddle

Riddle: Once you get it, you have to give it; and if you can’t give it, you never got it. What is it?

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Changing the world

How do you change the world? By being different. By having a different reaction than the one that’s expected. By being what the world needs.

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Through our own two eyes

Rain can ruin your weekend Or rain can spare your life; Depending on who you are and what your thirst is like.                       – Mark Heard, from the song, “Some … Continue reading

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How to tell people what God is like

“The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin.” Exodus 34:6,7 How does God describe Himself to us? How does He wish … Continue reading

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In spite of the cold

It’s 46 degrees outside right now. Here in southern California, you have to realize, anything under 50 is arctic. We are having a cold, wet winter. Actually, I should say we are having a winter. That’s rare. On my calendar, … Continue reading

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