Tag Archives: Grace

A neglected theme in the church

It’s time for renewed focus on common grace. All people live under God’s common grace and receive certain blessings outside of the boundaries of salvation. Continue reading

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Grace given to the humble

Legalism provides people with a deceptive means for screening out their own sins by highlighting the sins of others. Let’s oppose this spirit on every level because it insults the grace that leads us to salvation. Continue reading

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Does grace lead to responsibility?

Mercy is not effectively received unless it is shown, for God’s mercy transforms. If God’s mercy does not take root in the heart, it is not experienced. Forgiveness not shown is forgiveness not known. Continue reading

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7 Links to see

7 blog pieces worth noting. Continue reading

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Still amazed by grace

It’s impossible to grow closer to God in a way that decreases your awareness of how much you need “an advocate with the Father” who is “the atoning sacrifice for our sins”? (I John 2:1-2). Continue reading

Posted in Christian life, Christianity, Cross of Christ, Evil in the world, Faith, Gospel, Gospel-centered, Grace, Jesus Christ, Legalism, Poor in spirit, Reconciliation, Regeneration, Religion-not the answer, Repentance, Salvation, Sanctification, Spiritual growth, Spiritual inventory, Spiritual transformation | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Always leading us back to grace

God is always leading us back to grace to confess our unworthiness and to celebrate His mercy. Continue reading

Posted in Christian life, Christianity, Contentment, Death of Christ, Gospel, Gospel-centered, Grace, Gratitude, Humility, Justification, Pharisees, Pride, Salvation, Schadenfreude, Self esteem, Self love, Selfishness, Servanthood, Spiritual transformation | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment