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Allured by Grace

Recently I was reading in the book of Hosea. I always find it amazing that I can read a story that I’ve read many times before and suddenly see it in a different light – in gospel light. In the … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

My phone chimes and the words, “I’m fine” pop up and I breathe a sigh of relief. “I can’t call out, but I’m OK” reaffirm the message from my son in Oklahoma. That was 13 days ago – almost two … Continue reading

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Scars

As I carry the mail to rural residents in the Texas Panhandle, I spend several hours in my car traveling many miles on countless dirt and county roads. While I travel, I enjoy listening to Christian radio stations and I … Continue reading

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Wounded and Bruised

Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. 5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace … Continue reading

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Abundant Mercy

“Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.  “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!” Lamentations 3:22-24 As I look … Continue reading

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Spilling Grace

I grew up here in the south where the people here have deep roots. We are conservative and most of us consider ourselves to be a moral, upright, people who have a strong history of conservative beliefs and practices. When I was … Continue reading

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A Benefactor of Grace

As we draw closer to resurrection Sunday, I have been thinking about grace and pride.  Those two topics may not seem to go together, but they both have been in my thoughts often.  Grace is defined as unmerited favor, but … Continue reading

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