“But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. Give … Continue reading Turn the other cheek
Number 86: Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
A memorable ANR profile I came across said nearly verbatim: “I’ve been a surrogate mother and have nursed multiple babies. Nursing adults was never my thing until I tried it and was shocked that I liked it.” That’s because nursing unleashes some powerful nurturing instincts in a woman, more than she ever knew she had. … Continue reading Surprised by ANR|When we collide with grace, we’re never the same
Bible Rank: 166 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. 🙂 NIV
The Gospel Coalition Reformation 500 Statement OCTOBER 31, 2017 | KEVIN DEYOUNG SHARE Today we join with millions of Christians around the world in celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Granted, dates like these are hard to pin down. Who is to say when something as big as the Reformation began? And what about those … Continue reading Happy Reformation 500
Bible Rank: 304 Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. KJV
English Standard Version (ESV) By Grace Through Faith 2 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— 3 among whom we all once lived … Continue reading Ephesians 2
“A gracious woman gets honor.” – Proverbs 11:16a A woman who is gracious enough to nurse her husband is honored by the LORD. Couples Nursing is honorable.
For our sake he made him who knew no sin to be sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. -2 Corinthians 5:21 (ESV, slightly modified) Christian, Let that penetrate your soul as it did mine some years ago and almost made me cry.
But God (Ephesians 2:4)
And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” And he said to me, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” And he said to me, “It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I … Continue reading The throne of grace: come drink without payment
Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) By Grace Through Faith And you were dead in the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— 3 among whom we all once … Continue reading It is by Grace You Have Been Saved