You have a past! I have a past! There are things, events, sins, words, actions, inactions that we wish were never a part of our lives. We are not alone. Everyone has bruises, scars, wounds, hurts, and pain. Some cause by others, many caused by self. We live in a world filled with lives broken by … Continue reading Praise for Grace
A few years ago on a rainy day I was checking my PO Box. A young mother and her little boy (about 3 years old) walked in. She looked at me with telling eyes that said she recognized me. I do not know if she knew me by reputation, this was a small town, or … Continue reading Raining in Heaven
Old Man Winter and Jack Frost made a stop over in the hometown of Oakman, Alabama on Wednesday. I love the way a good 2-3" snow covers the grass and the walkways hiding their imperfections. I love the peacefulness of new fallen and early morning snow. Driving to Tuscaloosa this morning, I loved the snow … Continue reading White Snow
Grace. You know the definitions. Grace is unmerited favor. Grace is God's Redemption At Christ's Expense. Grace is God doing for us what we cannot do for ourselves. Grace. I am all about that grace! 'Bout that grace, 'Bout that grace! Not guilty! (I should write a song.) Seriously, grace may be, at least in … Continue reading Grace By Any Other Name . . .
I created this from a PowerPoint sermon from Luke 15. This is a 2:30 minute version of that sermon. The music is Amazing Grace performed by the Harding University Chorus. I used Corel VideoStudio Pro x5 to produce this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBy9EVFGxi4
This week in our reading as a congregation we are reading the last five chapters of Matthew. The last three chapters are Matthew's record of the last few hours of Jesus's life. In these last hours, Jesus reveals to the disciples that the end is near. The elders of the Jews step up their plot … Continue reading Reflection
Satan is a powerful enemy, His mission is but to deceive. He wants me to ignore God’s promise, In grace he wants me not to believe. God has promised Satan his future, Hell is the cell of my foe. God longs for all men to obey truth, So to hell I need not go. The … Continue reading This is Grace
Here is a list of what I think are the Top Ten passages about grace. 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 … Continue reading Top Ten Passages on God’s Grace