Tag Archives: God’s grace

Living by grace (2 Corinthians 12:7-10)

I was thinking on a passage I was reading with my small group yesterday. It’s a pretty famous passage in which Paul talks about his “thorn in the flesh.” Three times Paul asked that it be taken from him, and … Continue reading

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To truly know God (Job 42:5)

I had heard rumors about You, but now my eyes have seen You. I’ve been thinking about these words of Job recently, as I’ve been reflecting on what it means to truly know God. Paul prayed in Colossians 1:10 that … Continue reading

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What God has done for us (Ephesians 1-2)

As I look at these two chapters, I can’t help but think how God-centered they are. They’re all about not what we have done, but about what God has done and will do. Think about it. He has blessed us … Continue reading

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Romans 5:20-21 — A grace that reigns

These two verses show two things:  The weakness of the law, and the power of grace.  It says in verse 20, The law was added so that the trespass might increase. That sounds a little weird.  God gave us the … Continue reading

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Luke 18:9-14 — Remembering our need for grace

It’s amazing how though times change, some things never do.  And in this passage, we see an example of this.  Luke writes, To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this … Continue reading

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Psalm 26 — Blameless, under God’s grace

This is another psalm where I wish I knew when David wrote it.  Did he write it during the time of his flight from Saul?  Or from Absalom?  Or did he write it at some other time in his life? … Continue reading

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II Kings 20:12-21; II Chronicles 32:24-33; Isaiah 39 — Forgetting God’s grace

It’s amazing to me that after all God had done for Hezekiah, that he still forgot God’s grace in his life.  It says in II Chronicles 32:25 But Hezekiah’s heart was proud and he did not respond to the kindness … Continue reading

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