Disciplines …. Habits of Grace … Means of Joy

I rarely talk about a book before I’ve read the entirety, but recently I was drawn to the cover of a new book by David Mathis. Mathis is a pastor and an executive at desiringgod.org. The book - Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus Through the Spiritual Disciplines. Grace is very important to me, (See previous … Continue reading Disciplines …. Habits of Grace … Means of Joy

Grace, Have Mercy … thoughts from Me & David Jeremiah

His story is one of rebellion and forgiveness - a sinner most of us would discount, a preacher reached by the amazing grace of God - a human trafficker that became the one who pinned one of the greatest hymns of all times. I am referring to John Newton, the slave merchant reached by God’s … Continue reading Grace, Have Mercy … thoughts from Me & David Jeremiah

Grace … TD Jakes on Grace in the Workplace

I googled ‘grace in action’ and ‘picture of grace’ and a few other searches in an attempt to have a visual illustration of what grace looks like in real life. I mean, if we are challenged to show grace then I was curious how the world thought it would look like. What I got was … Continue reading Grace … TD Jakes on Grace in the Workplace

Grace … Get it, Share it, Appreciate it

I met a guy this weekend. A young man that understands grace in a way that I never really will. Scripture tells us that the one forgiven much - loves much. Now don’t get me wrong, I know I am a sinner and I know I don’t deserve His grace ... but I also know … Continue reading Grace … Get it, Share it, Appreciate it

Weeds of Bitterness, Fruit of Forgiveness

Forgiveness and the Root of Bitterness ... Years ago, while on my hands and knees weeding a flower garden at Friendship Baptist, Jim Reese politely and humorously gave me weeding advice. Yeah, not the best at flower gardening ... but I did appreciate his advice. I think the chairman of deacons enjoyed way too much … Continue reading Weeds of Bitterness, Fruit of Forgiveness