Grace That Teaches

“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age,” – Titus 2:11-12, NIV The grace of God can be very obvious.  It is seen by all.  It isContinue reading “Grace That Teaches”

Good Hygiene

  ”Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes; cease to do evil,” Isaiah 1:16, ESV  ”Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from what is dishonorable, he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart as holy, useful to the master of the house, ready for every good work.”Continue reading “Good Hygiene”

Tough Love: The Ragamuffin Gospel, An Excerpt

The Ragamuffin Gospel  by Brennan Manning Tough love is a love that won’t let go. Sometimes, it has to be ‘velvet on an iron fist’. It is caring enough not to be manipulated or controlled. The truth must be spoken— and spoken in love. The best thing I could do is to let Mr. ManningContinue reading “Tough Love: The Ragamuffin Gospel, An Excerpt”

I am Jonah, [Self Awareness]

1 “But Jonah was greatly displeased and became angry. 2 He prayed to the LORD, “O LORD, is this not what I said when I was still at home? That is why I was so quick to flee to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, aContinue reading “I am Jonah, [Self Awareness]”