Tag Archives: Ephesians 4:15

Making It Grow

Last year I seeded our new lawn, with mixed results. The grass came up, but the hot, dry weather was hard on it, and the crabgrass took over. Now, I am looking at a brown patch of ground that offers … Continue reading

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A Little More Grace

Boxing star Manny Pacquiao, a candidate for the Philippine Senate, apologized Tuesday for saying that people who practice homosexual behavior are “worse than animals”. However, he remained firm in his opposition to same-sex marriage. Jesus was full of grace and … Continue reading

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Friend or Foe?

The primary purpose of the letter the apostle Paul wrote to the Galatian churches was to prevent them from making the horrible mistake of turning away from Christ as the sole source of their salvation. Some of the people there … Continue reading

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Is That Really What Happened?

A recent newspaper headline read—“Area weather wet, but no difficulties reported”. Ironically, just above the headline was a picture of a car upside down in a ditch beside the highway. The driver of the vehicle, who had lost control on … Continue reading

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To Be Honest

Washington Redskins head football coach Mike Shanahan was talking with reporters after giving his reasons for sitting down quarterback Robert Griffin III for the rest of this season. He said, “I’m trying to be as honest as I can, and I … Continue reading

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Kind Obituary

A family was struggling over how to word the obituary for their Uncle Harry. Uncle Harry was a mean person all of his life. As a matter of fact, he was a convicted criminal who had just been executed in … Continue reading

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The Truth About Harry

The Bible describes Jesus as being “full of grace and truth” (John 1:14). That’s a difficult balance to keep. Sometimes we tell the truth, but aren’t very graceful about it. At other times, we may shade the truth in our … Continue reading

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