Monthly Archives: February 2011

Embracing Grace: God of the First Love

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 24 Scripture: Revelation 2:1-7; 1 John 4:19. If you have experienced true love in your life, do you remember what the early days were like? You felt like you were walking on clouds. You … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Am I after God’s Heart or Mine? Part 3

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 23 Scripture: Deuteronomy 4:23-24, 5:22-24, 12:30-32; Isaiah 22:13-15; Ezekiel 20:30-32; Daniel 3; Zechariah 13:8-9; Hebrews 12:28-29; Job 28 (Amplified) The human heart is a fireplace made to hold the fire of God. There are … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Am I after God’s Heart or Mine? Part 2

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 22  Scripture: Proverbs 8:22-32; Exodus 28:28-30; Exodus 39:9-14; Isaiah 59 (Amplified); Exodus 31:2-4; 2 Chronicles 1:11-12a; Job 12:12-13; Job 28:12-13, 23, 27-28; Deuteronomy 8; Deuteronomy 30:10-20; Psalm 37:30-31; Psalm 51:6; Psalm 111:10; Proverbs 1:7; … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Grandma

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 21 Scripture: Romans 7-8; Deuteronomy 8:2-3 Érin Elise We have a black cocker spaniel named Mesa. Around our house she is affectionately known as Grandma. Mesa will be fifteen in May, hence the nickname. … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Am I after God’s Heart, or Mine?

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 20 Scripture: 2 Kings 22-23; 1 Samuel 16:7; Romans 2:28-29; 1 Peter 3:3-4; Matthew 11:28-30; 2 Corinthians 3:17; 1 Samuel 6:21-22; 2 Chronicles 16:9. David understood the importance of the heart, so much so … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: The Garden in Eden

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 19 Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:42-46; Genesis 2:8-10, 15 Paul wrote on a variety of topics in his first letter to the Corinthians. One that particularly intrigues me is found in chapter 15. He refers … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: How Does Your Garden Grow?

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 18 Scripture:  Jeremiah 4:2-4; Hosea 10:12; 1 Corinthians 15:31-37 I shook out each of the different seeds into my palm and examined them closely. How different each one is from the other. Some are smaller … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Wonderful

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 17 Scripture: Psalm 19; Romans 1:20; Matthew 13; Psalm 139:14. David was a man after God’s own heart because he understood and knew God intimately. He did not try to reason things out that … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: The Real Deal

Day 16 Scripture: Mark 4:23-25; 2 Timothy 2:14-16 One of my childhood remembrances of mom-cooked meals was the waffle brunch. This was a meal Mom rolled out every month or so. It usually consisted of her special crispy waffles topped with … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Unashamed

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 15 Scripture: Romans 1-5 (Amplified); Isaiah 55:6 True forgiveness is a concept foreign to man. It requires us to have a revelation understanding of it to embrace God’s forgiveness of us and then freely give it to others. Once in … Continue reading

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