Tag Archives: grace

Power of the Gospel

Chuck Colson tells the following story about God’s reconciling power. There was a widow by the name of Roxie Vaughn, eighty-two years old, blind from birth. We told her, “Roxie, we are coming in to restore your house and winterize … Continue reading

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Eluding Rescue

In 1981, a Minnesota radio station reported a story about a stolen car in California. Police were staging an intense search for the vehicle and the driver, even to the point of placing announcements on local radio stations to contact … Continue reading

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By Grace

Someone once explained the grace of God by telling the following story: Suppose you lived in a place where a king ruled the land. Now suppose that you rebelled against the king. In response to your rebellion, the king sent … Continue reading

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Disappointment with God

There seems to be a high level of discontentment with many people today. Randy Alcorn speaks about this: “Our culture is riddled with a poisonous spirit of entitlement. We always think we deserve more. We’re disappointed with our family, neighbors, … Continue reading

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Missed It By That Much!

Alex Rodriguez will retire from baseball after this Friday’s game. A-Rod earned a whopping $410 million in his 22-year career. Even after missing the entire 2014 season—serving a suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs—Rodriguez was able to hit an amazing 696 … Continue reading

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Pass Me Not

A friend of mine was having trouble getting her newspaper delivered to her home. On a far too regular basis, the carrier forgot to leave her newspaper at her house. There was a reflective green dot pasted on a post … Continue reading

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How Good Do I Have to Be?

The Cleveland Cavaliers fired head coach David Blatt yesterday. Evidently the front office thought that Blatt was not the person who could lead them to an NBA championship. The decision came as a shock to many. The Cavaliers currently have … Continue reading

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Didn’t Earn It

“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out, and your dog would go in.”—Mark Twain. Heaven is not earned. Most of the world’s religions say that you get to go to heaven because of your … Continue reading

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Overcoming a Huge Deficit

I play word games on line with some friends. One friend and I are evenly matched—she wins about half the time and I win the other half. Right now we have a game going in which she is absolutely killing … Continue reading

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Take It!

Tony Campolo writes about a particularly memorable worship service he attended long ago: Sitting with my parents at a communion service when I was very young, perhaps six or seven years old, I became aware of a young woman in … Continue reading

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