Tag Archives: grace

like a warm waterfall

“I wish I could fix everything I wish I would practice all I preach What I find, over and over, is Into Your hands we eventually fall. I wish I could see everything I wish I would always come out … Continue reading

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my sister’s baby boy (and, grace in immaturity)

It’s been an interesting past couple of days. I made some tough relational choices about telling certain people certain things — things that I could have not allowed to become such big issues, and things that maybe, since they were … Continue reading

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grace is not opposed to effort

“Grace is not opposed to effort. It is opposed to earning. Effort is action. Earning is attitude. You have never seen people more active than those who have been set on fire by the grace of God.” Amazing quote from … Continue reading

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resting because resting

In keeping with my thoughts on winter approaching, I’ve been dwelling on rest quite a bit recently. Being an achiever-type, I can sometimes treat rest as something that I do just in order to serve the productive part of my … Continue reading

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free will

“There is a profound tension in this relationship, for dealing with YHWH’s sovereignty and fidelity does not permit compartmentalisation. In practice we incline to compartmentalisation, being excessively scrupulous in some areas of command (such as money or sexuality) and completely … Continue reading

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pain is hurting.

Have you ever noticed, when you’ve been in pain, that you have a tendency to turn the pain into something else? Maybe I’m the only one who does this, and maybe I’m also the last person in the world to … Continue reading

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weakness and perfection

“…clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble. Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, … Continue reading

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