Grace and Peace

Grace to you and peace [inner calm and spiritual well-being] from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:2 AMP. There are people who claim that they had a life changing experience. So the people around them look for evidence of change and see nothing. They behave the same way; they say the … Continue reading Grace and Peace

Empowered by Grace

But He gives us more and more grace [through the power of the Holy Spirit to defy sin and live an obedient life that reflects both our faith and our gratitude for our salvation]. Therefore, it says, “God is opposed to the proud and haughty, but [continually] gives [the gift of] grace to the humble [who turn away from self-righteousness].” James 4:6 … Continue reading Empowered by Grace

Our Gracious God

God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. Ephesians 2:8 NLT Life is a series of experiences and these experiences impact who you are; they shape and direct your life. If you were exposed to someone with a compassionate heart, you … Continue reading Our Gracious God

God’s Grace: Amazing!

But God’s amazing grace has made me who I am! And his grace to me was not fruitless. In fact, I worked harder than all the rest, yet not in my own strength but God’s, for his empowering grace is poured out upon me.  1 Corinthians 15:10 TPT There are many stories documenting the success of … Continue reading God’s Grace: Amazing!

Moses: A Servant Leader

“Then, as before, I threw myself down before the Lord for forty days and nights. I ate no bread and drank no water because of the great sin you had committed by doing what the Lord hated, provoking him to anger.  Deuteronomy 9:25 NLT Moses is having a serious conversation with the people of Israel. They were about to … Continue reading Moses: A Servant Leader

God’s Wonderful Grace

Paul began each letter he wrote with a greeting. They were not carbon copies but letters that conveyed the passion in his life. Many times you might be tempted to say, let me skip over the introduction. After all, how many ways can you say, Grace and Peace my brothers. But as you look into … Continue reading God’s Wonderful Grace

His Grace Is Enough

There are some children cartoons where you see one cartoon character banging on the head of another. The poor character tries to get up but each time he pushes his head, bang there goes the hammer banging on his head. Sometimes, life can be just like that cartoon character who continually tried to get away, … Continue reading His Grace Is Enough