It Is Time

That's just the truth of it. It is time to get real, face truth, get right, and busy! Today was Resurrection Sunday, a day focused on the new beginning we have in Jesus. Wednesday I was focused on his sacrifice, his suffering , his death but today it has been all about his subsequent glorious … Continue reading It Is Time

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It’s Not A Works Salvation…

It's a salvation that just works!  That's what Pastor Locke said tonight during his sermon and let me tell you it got me all fired up.  Truer words aren't often spoken nor words that are harder to grasp at times. Several months ago I was at a store in town and a girl passed by … Continue reading It’s Not A Works Salvation…

Day by Day by Grace by Bob Hoekstra And the Child grew and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him . . . And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. (Luk 2:40, Luk 2:52) In our previous devotional, we looked … Continue reading

The God of All Grace Developing Our Lives

Day By Day By Grace by Bob Hoekstra But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus . . . perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you. (1Pe_5:10) We have been considering God's grace as "much more" (Rom_5:17, Rom_5:20), as "exceeding" (2Co_9:14), and as "exceedingly abundant" (1Ti_1:14). These … Continue reading The God of All Grace Developing Our Lives

Once More on Exceedingly Abundant Grace for Transformation

Day by Day by Grace by Bob Hoekstra And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has enabled me, because He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry, although I was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an insolent man; but I obtained mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief. And the grace … Continue reading Once More on Exceedingly Abundant Grace for Transformation

The Mercy of God

This short devotional by Charles Spurgeon drove me to prayer last night, leading to my post about God's Unending Mercy.  It reminder of my own desperate need for God's mercy and His glorious grace towards me in his unfailing mercy to me, a wretched, broken sinner.  It grieves my heart. drives me to my knees … Continue reading The Mercy of God