Tag Archives: Grace

Living Generously

For the month of June our message series at the Early Church of Christ was on generosity and giving. While this topic is one that I probably preach too little on (I’m a native West Texan, avoiding it is in … Continue reading

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Grace in the Old Testament?

Grace. To a lot of people, this was a new concept introduced by Jesus. It wasn’t. As he said in John 5:19, his own acts of grace and mercy were rooted in what he’d watched the Father do from the beginning. … Continue reading

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Leaving Judgmentalism Behind

We judge people by age, weight, race, height, color of eyes, big hair, no hair, from the city, from the country, from the North, from the South, from the east side, from the west side, from this side of the … Continue reading

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Changed – Rascal Flatts

I can already tell you, during the Lord’s Supper when our church family is gathered for worship this Sunday, this song’s going to be on my mind and heart. Those are some powerful, grace-centered lyrics.

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The Forgiveness of God

“As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.” – Psalm 103:12 In reading the Gospels, one cannot help being awed by the miracles of Jesus Christ. As was reported to John … Continue reading

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“The Commandments of God are not…”

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5 Classic Hymns You’ll have to “Pry from My Cold Dead Fingers” #3

He is one of Charles Dickens’s most remembered characters, though hardly the most loved. His pre-transformation portrait likely hung over the Grinch’s mantle. He was gruff, selfish, and downright ornery. His name was one whose irony is likely lost on … Continue reading

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