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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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What’s so scary about grace?

What’s so scary about grace? Plenty. First off, we don’t receive very well. It’s an affront to our pride. Like two men fighting over the bill, it’s all about pride. You lose that battle, you feel like you’re the little … Continue reading

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Why grace is so hard to believe

Let’s face it: grace is hard to believe. Why is that the case when it’s so easy to get? Well that’s actually one of the reasons right there. We are all taught that to get anything valuable, you have to … Continue reading

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Full circle Thanksgiving

And as God’s grace reaches more and more people, there will be great thanksgiving, and God will receive more and more glory. 2 Corinthians 4:14 God’s grace is closely tied to thanksgiving. It figures. If everything comes from God and … Continue reading

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520 Green Street

The For Sale sign went up on Friday, and when I saw the Open House sign on Sunday, I told Marti I was going to go over there and check it out. The house is next door, and for the … Continue reading

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When grace ceases to be so amazing

Now if Jesus were here, I think we’d find Him today Down at Johnny’s Cafe This is, of course, the sort of punch line of the song. After a verse of painting the very real folks at Johnny’s Cafe and … Continue reading

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Grace patriots

“John and Marti, I’m struggling to find the words, so I’ll just share that Arnold’s story, your friendship with him, his reunion with our Heavenly Father, and his and Marie’s love for each other have touched my heart.”  – Grace … Continue reading

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Grace test

Let’s take a test. I stumbled upon a grace test yesterday. I say “grace test” because it’s a hypothetical question that indicates a lot about what a person understands about grace depending on how they answer it. Just by thinking … Continue reading

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