Personal Grace – Isaiah 61:1-3

“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the LORD’s […]

Forgiveness and Future Grace – 1 John 5:3-5

“For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome. For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world–our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is […]

To Know His Compassion – Genesis 29:31-35

“When the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb…And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben, for she said, ‘Because the LORD has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me.’ She conceived again and bore a son, and said, ‘Because the LORD has […]

The Chasm – Luke 16:26

“… between us and you a great chasm has been fixed…” Luke 16:26 Often, I don’t think we realize the vastness of the chasm between us and the Lord. The utter impossibility of our quest to cross it on our own. We likely won’t fully comprehend it during our mortal lives, but I pray God […]

Pausing to Breathe in Grace – Psalm 36:5, 7-9

“Your steadfast love, O LORD, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds… How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights. For with […]