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

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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