God’s Grace ©B Scott McCown June 29, 2017 To deserve Your grace There is nothing I can do To live in Your love Is a gift only from You. Me, myself, my sin Opposes Your righteousness I stand as guilty Before Your glorious throne. I get in the way Of the promises … Continue reading God’s Grace
Who I Was
One of the amazing things about coming to know and understand God's Grace is the impact that Grace has on our lives. Throughout my years in ministry, I can recall individuals who came to know God's Grace and witnessed the change in their life. I think of Gary (not his real name) who described his … Continue reading Who I Was
What About Grace?!
Here are ten verses about God's grace. I will just let Him speak today. 1. And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John bore witness about him, and cried out, “This was he … Continue reading What About Grace?!
Gracias, Dios; Thank You, Lord This morning as I drove through the early light of the day the sun was only just breaking the horizon in the east. I drove with for a little while with the windows in my truck rolled down. I felt he crisp air that promises the arrival of cooler temperatures … Continue reading “Gracias, Dios”
A Midweek Prayer
Dear Father, Creator, Sustainer, and Savior, You are greater to me than I deserve. You provide blessings immeasurable. My words fail to express my gratitude. Thank You for Grace. Thank You for the Grace that sent Christ to this world to die for my sin. Thank You too for access to forgiveness that His blood provides. … Continue reading A Midweek Prayer
I heard this a while back and while the scenario is false - there is no second chance after death - there is some truth in the story about what makes heaven possible for everyone of us. A man awoke one morning after having a dream that disturbed him. When his wife asked what he … Continue reading 1,000 Points
This is a simple outline based on Rom 9:30-10:13 Salvation is not by my EFFORT. Salvation is by Faith in GOD'S RIGHTEOUSNESS. Salvation comes when by Faith we "Call on the Name of the Lord." I preached this outline this past Sunday at Central. Here is the audio: https://soundcloud.com/user-152179519/got-faith
OFF TARGET The news reported last night that over 500,000 people have signed a petition to boycott Target. That number is almost 700,ooo this morning. Unless you just ignore social media and the news you know that this boycott is in response to Target's decision to allow people who self-identify as a different gender from their … Continue reading Off Target
The Importance of Grace
Grace; an inexhaustible topic. Grace; I don't know that I understand it completely. Grace; without God's grace I am lost. Grace is something that must be given. It is something I need but will never deserve and could never purchase. Grace is essential, but I cannot afford it. I can never obligate God to provide me … Continue reading The Importance of Grace
Starting in January, I began a refocus. A key verse thought I want to guide my life is "For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things … Continue reading My Apology