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…

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…

Deprived Of Glory

Scripture For all alike have sinned and are deprived of the divine glory. ~Romans 3:23, REB Quote Man was created a little lower than the angels and he has been getting a little lower ever since. ~Phyllis Diller I enjoy reading new versions of the bible and I am currently reading the Revised English Bible.…

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…

Amazing Grace

Scripture For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift. ~ Ephesians 2:8 (CSB) Quote I know two things: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior. ~John Newton Wade mentions in Sunday nights sermon that the passage in 2 Timothy 4 grabbed…

Grace On The Increase

Scripture Indeed, everything is for your benefit so that, as grace extends through more and more people, it may cause thanksgiving to increase to the glory of God. 2 Corinthians 4:15, CSB Quote To accept GRACE is to admit our sin, a step we are hesitant to take. We opt rather to impress God and…

Perpetual Praise

Scripture  The LORD is good to everyone. He showers compassion on all his creation.  ~Psalm 145:9, NLT Quote No matter how difficult the day may be, there is always something for which we can praise the LORD. ~W. W. Wiersbe Psalm 145 is a Psalm of praise. Although the Psalms are filled with praise to…

Grace, Grace, God’s Grace

Scripture Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. ~Ephesians 3:20, NLT Quote Grace is glory in it’s infant stage: glory is grace perfected. ~Jonathan Edwards Paul told the Ephesians, that Christ love is greater than anyone…

Jesus Changes Things And People

Scripture ‘No man who has any flaws can come near. No man who is blind…disabled…scarred…twisted spine…hunchback…too short…imperfect eyesight…diseased…or whose sex glands are crushed can come. ~Leviticus 21:16-18, NIrV Quote God loves you unconditionally as you are not as you should be, because nobody is as they should be. ~Brennan Manning This is not the first…

More Grace!

Scripture May more and more grace and peace be given to you. ~I Peter 1:2, NIRV Quote God’s mercy and grace give me hope for myself and for our world. ~William Franklin Graham Can you think of anything you need more than grace and peace. I certainly need more and I want more. Due to God…