Tag Archives: sin

Bad start

You know what I just caught myself doing this morning? Putting down someone else’s ministry. Now how is that helping anything? It’s not. It’s only making me feel better for a while, especially when this guy is bigger than me … Continue reading

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Better than we could possibly have imagined

For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. (Romans … Continue reading

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Grace that is greater than all our sin

“Gee, it’s worse than I thought.” “Yeah but the cross is bigger than I thought.” Jim posted the observations above on our website following Tuesday’s Catch where I commented on what my sin must have looked like to me 45 … Continue reading

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God loves us because He loves us

I noticed in the comments from yesterday’s Catch that there was an overwhelming sense of wonder as to what God saw in us that was valuable enough to make us worth saving when we know how messed up we are. … Continue reading

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Just like everybody does

Inside A change is happening on the inside And it makes no sense for me to hide What I don’t want you to see Come see Everything that lies inside me ‘Cause amidst the mess I’ve made of me You … Continue reading

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The rainbow and the saguaro

Chandler and I are making our way home today from Tucson, Arizona where we have been visiting this weekend with one of our Vanguard members, Mike High. Mike is a career Air Force fighter pilot and instructor, and Chandler has … Continue reading

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Serious business

Well here I am late again because the subject matter of these Catches is like Nathan pointing his finger at me like he did to David, saying “You’re the one who has sinned.” I started out this Catch with a … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

“Are not the gods just?”  “Oh, no, my child. Where would we be if they were?”  (C. S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces) by Marti Fischer There was once a time when I got distressed about the existence of evil/sin … Continue reading

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