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The Flow of Grace

Like a river dam or lock, We must manage the flow of grace. This includes that flow coming into our house, and then the flow going out. This is our stewardship . 1 Peter 4:10 speaks of stewardship,  “As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good […]

“ALL and NOTHING!”

It seems that these perilous times in which we are living are reducing our options to live any other way than by what Matthew 4:4 asserts: "Man shall not live by bread alone but by EVERY Word that proceeds from the Mouth of God." This is thrilling! By faith, we receive Grace to throw ourselves on the Character of God and on the integrity of His promises, trusting Him with all our hearts to do exactly as He said He would do. Indeed, "....nothing that the Lord has spoken ... shall be unfulfilled or ineffective; for the Lord has done what He said ... " (II Kings 10:10)

Honest Honor and Long Life

“Honor your father and your mother that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you” (Exodus 20:12). Here’s a commandment that comes with a promise. Honor brings the reward of life. Recognition and respect for our origins should make sense to us. After all, we possessed no control over […]

To Belong

Do I belong? Do you belong? This question must be answered daily, since daily we  may doubt it. The question of being acceptable, measuring up, meeting the criteria; haunts us — but why? For me, the inquiry can lapse into an obsession —  one which draws me back to the days when I asked the […]

Blessed to Rest

Remember the Sabbath, to keep it holy. This stands as the fourth commandment that we read in Exodus 20. God declared these commandments, 10 of them, to Moses. They were etched with the finger of the Lord on tablets of stone. They were given during a 40-day period when Moses was called up to Mount […]