Monthly Archives: May 2011

Embracing Grace: The Mercy of God

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 79 Scripture: 2 Samuel 7:12-16; Psalm 23; Mark 2:26-28; Exodus 25:17-22; Ezekiel 28:12-17; Mark 12:35-37; Mark 14:61-62; Acts 2:22-36; Romans 8:33-35. Much of the Psalms is attributed to King David. For a man who … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: The Goodness of God

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 78 Scripture: Exodus 33:19; Mark 10:17-18; Romans 2:4; Psalm 23:5-6; Psalm 27:13; Psalm 31:19-20; Hebrews 12:25-29; Hosea 3:4-5; Psalm 145:6-8; Psalm 105:7-9. Do you ever feel like you were born for more than this … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Christianity, Part 1

A 365 Day Devotional Journal  Day 77 Scripture:  Matthew 5, 1 Corinthians 15:33-34; Romans 6:11-13; 13:12-14; 1 Corinthians 10:5-7; Ephesians 2:1-4; 4:20-24; 1 Thessalonians 4:3-6; 1 Timothy 6:8-9; 2 Timothy 2:20-22; Titus 2:11-14; 3:3-7; 1Peter 1:13-16; 2:11; 4:1-4; 2 Peter 1:1-9; … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: A Discerning Heart, Part 2

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 76 Scripture:  2 Kings 5:1-15a; Romans 3:3-4; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 23:27; Psalm 199:160; Exodus 20:20; Acts 9:31; 2 Corinthians 11:2-3; Ephesians 5:25-27. Every evil that has filled men or befallen mankind may be traced back … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: A Discerning Heart

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 75 Scripture:  Hebrews 12; Psalm 139:23-24; 1 Samuel 16:7; Matthew 12:43-45; Mark 11:23-26. Truly I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, “Be taken up and cast into the sea,” and does not doubt … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Divine “Coincidence”

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 74 Scripture:  Matthew 11:28-31; Jeremiah 29:11-14; Jeremiah 31:25; Romans 10:17; John 7:37; Romans 12:1-3; Ephesians 4:20-24; Matthew 6:25-30; Luke 12:4-7, 22-28; 1 Chronicles 16:34; 2 Chronicles 5:12-14. I kid you not. This is the actual … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Overcoming Blindness

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 73 Scripture: Exodus 23:8; Leviticus 19:14; Deuteronomy 16:19-20; 27:18; Matthew 15:13-14; Psalm 36:1-3; 146:7-8; Proverbs 27:12; Isaiah 29:8-10; 35:4-6; 42:6-8, 15-17, 18-20; 43:7-9; 56:9-11; 59:9-11; Zephaniah 1:17; Zechariah 11:16-17; Matthew 9:28; 11:4-6; 15:29-31; 23:15-17; … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Out of the Mouths of Babes

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 72 Scripture: Psalm 8:1-3; Matthew 21:15-16; 1 John 3:1-3, 18; Ephesians 5:1-9; Philippians 2:14-16; 1 John 2:11-13, 27-29; 3 John 1:3-5. Little children, let us not love [merely] in theory or in speech but … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Faith is not a Mantra

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day: 71 Scripture: Matthew 23:27-28; Hebrews 11:1-3; Romans 12:1-3; Ephesians 5:26-27. Have you ever noticed how we so often bandy about “faith” in a cavalier manner, brandishing it like a sword in our lives as … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Beyond the Pale

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 70 Scripture: Psalm 2; Isaiah 63. Okay, the writer in me simply MUST speak up. Osama bin Laden has been dead less than a week, officially, and already for those who have eyes to … Continue reading

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