Posts from December 2017

Grace from God

I’m reading a book about Heaven. It’s John Wesley’s thoughts on Heaven and Grace. Wesley said; “stir up the spark of grace which is now in you, and God will give you more grace”. From the divine side salvation is by grace alone. From the human side salvation is by faith. Ephesians 2:8 “For it […]

Keeping Christmas all Year

“Bah Humbug!” You recognize that outburst as that of Scrooge, the main character in Charles Dickens’, “A Christmas Carol”. Dickens wrote the classic over a six-week period in 1843. Scrooge was a miserly old man who thought Christmas was just an excuse for people to miss work and idle folks to expect handouts. On Christmas […]

Look for Christ

C.S. Lewis said, “Look for Christ and you will find Him. And with Him, everything else.” Everywhere I look during the holidays I see people searching. Maybe searching for different things but none the less looking for answers. It could be the perfect present, the right way to connect to difficult family, the next great […]

Celebration of the Angels

“There is joy in the presence of the angels of God when one sinner changes his heart and life.” Luke 15:10 Why do Jesus and His angels rejoice over just one repenting sinner? Can they see something we cannot? Do they know something we don’t?  Absolutely! They know what heaven holds. Heaven is populated by […]

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