Price Of Redemption

Scripture They trust in their wealth and boast of their abundant riches. Yet these cannot redeem a person or pay his ransom to God—since the price of redeeming him is too costly, one should forever stop trying so that he may live forever and not see the Pit. Quote SALVATION is by grace alone, through faith alone and in Christ alone.…

The Scarlet Harlot

Scripture  It was by faith that Rahab the prostitute was not destroyed with the people in her city who refused to obey God. For she had given a friendly welcome to the spies. ~Hebrews 11:31, NLT Quote God uses imperfect people. It is the only kind He has to work with. ~Elisebeth Elliot Only two…

I Want A Divorce

Scripture Who can say, “I have cleansed my heart; I am pure and free from sin”? ~Proverbs 20:9, NLT Quote A hungry dog had rather part with a T-bone steak than an unregenerate man part with his sin. ~Ray dis Comfort Solomon said,  Not a single person on earth is always good and never sins [Ecclesiastes…

Earnest T. Bass

Scripture Shimei…from the same clan as Saul’s family.. threw stones at the king and the king’s officers…shouting, “Get out of here, you murderer, you scoundrel!”  ~2 Samuel 16:5-7, NLT Quote How much grace is required to bear a misunderstanding humbly and graciously? ~A.B. Simpson Have you ever been accused of something that you did not do; perhaps…

God’s Covenant Love

Scripture “Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified Your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life.” ~Genesis 19:19, NASB [1995] Quote The most rewarding aspect of prayer is our intimacy with the Father. ~Charles F. Stanley Belinda gave me a devotional last Christmas by Charles…

Grace Verses Works

Scripture Take your pay and go home, I choose to give the last man the same as you. ~Matthew 20:14, REB Quote GRACE is the free, the undeserved favor of God to mankind. ~Matthew Henry Matthew 20 details the story of the land baron who went to the market place to hire workers. He was…

The LORD Is

Scripture The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. ~Psalm 103:8, NIV Quote Allow the LORD to soften your heart until it beats in rhythm with His; until you love people as He loves people. ~Anonymous Psalm 103:8 is a quote or reference to Exodus 34:6, “The Lord, the compassionate and…

The Poster Nation For Grace

Scripture No one wants you as a friend or cares what happens to you. But I will heal your injuries, and you will get well. ~Jeremiah 30:17, CEV Quote Grace, like water, flows to the lowest part. ~Philip Yancey My very astute friend David says that the Jews have been able to maintain the purity…

Grace, Grace: God’s Grace

Scripture The Lord has dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he has rewarded me. ~Psalm 18:20, NIV Quote Everything is GRACE. ~Ya’akov The verse above is David’s prayer from Psalm 18. I used the Psalms in my daily prayers but I have to restate them sometimes because I cannot pray this…

Hannah’s Theology

Scripture The Lord brings poverty and gives wealth; He humbles and He exalts. ~ 1 Samuel 2:7 (CSB) Quote No truer words have ever been uttered than Jesus prayer on the cross, “Father, forgive them, they do not know what they are doing.” ~Ya’akov Hannah did not believe in fate, she believed in the Sovereign…