Monthly Archives: June 2011

Embracing Grace: From the Heart

Note: I am taking a sabbatical from writing the blog to edit two manuscripts for publication. See you when Embracing Grace: A 365 Day Devotional Journal resumes. Check back with www.erinelise.com for progress reports on the publishing of these books. … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Passing the Test

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 89 Scripture: Isaiah 61, Luke 4:14-32, John 14:11-12, 15:4-5; Hebrews 10:26-27, 31; James 5:17-18; 1 Corinthians 10:11-12.  Jesus was praised and honored throughout the region long before He declared His mission publically. That was when He went … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Exquisite Delight

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 88 Scripture: Isaiah 55:1-3, 6-13; Proverbs 15:30; 13:4; Psalm 36:8-9, 37:4. “Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters; and you who have no money come, buy and eat. Come, buy wine and … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Abundance and the Contented Heart

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 87 Scripture: Genesis 27:27-29; Deuteronomy 30:5-10, 19-20; 1 Timothy 6:3-7; Proverbs 20:15, 24:1-6; Psalm 37:16-19, 52:7-8, 17:14-15, 49:20; 1 Samuel 18:30;  Isaiah 55:2-3; Ezekiel 28:15-17a.   The ancient Israelites understood the power of the … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Abundance Mindset, Part 2

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 86 Scripture: Matthew 14:15-21; Luke 2:46-47; Matthew 16:1-12; Mark 6:37; 2 Peter 1:2-4 (Colossians 3:10; Titus 2:4; Titus 2:25-26; Titus 3:7; 2 Peter 1:8-9; and 2 Peter 2:20-21); Colossians 1:9-10; Colossians 2:1-3; Romans 1:28, 31a; … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Abundance Mindset

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 85 Scripture: Proverbs 31:10-31; Philippians 4:8-13; Hebrews 10:38; Habakkuk. An abundance mindset is more than mere assurance God will meet my needs. It is walking in peace (an absence of fear) coupled with a … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Abundance

Abundance Day 84 Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:1-16; Luke 6:45; 2 Peter 1:2-4; James 1:16-18; John 8:44; Revelation 11:15; 2 Corinthians 10; Mark 11:22-24. Why the prosperity movement became known primarily as one concerned with stuff is a phenomenon only some … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Unconditional

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 83  Scripture: Romans 10:17; Luke 14:33 If you grew up on gospel music or have a background in the Pentecostal movement, you will be familiar with the hymn “I Surrender All.” Even if you … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Eyes x Ears x Heart = ONE, Part 2

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 82 Scripture: John 12; Jeremiah 6:10; Acts 7:51-52; Mathew 13:15-17; John 15:10; 1 John 1:6-7; Deuteronomy 29:29; 1 Corinthians 2:9. Continued from Day 81… The varying levels of hearing, sight, and heart reception mentioned … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Eyes x Ears x Heart = ONE

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 81 Scripture: Deuteronomy 29; Isaiah 6:3-10; John 12; Romans 12. Does God ever drop a verse into your spirit while you sleep? He does with me. I awoke one morning last week with this … Continue reading

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