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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: 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: 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: The Uncertainty Principle

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 69 Scripture: Ecclesiastes 8:14-17; Exodus 3:14; John 18:37-40; Isaiah 1:17-18; Psalm 119:160; Ephesians 4:21-24; Hebrews 11:1-3. According to Steven Holzner’s online Quantum Physics for Dummies Cheat Sheet (yes, they really do make cheat sheets … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: The New Covenant, Part 1

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 62 Scripture: Malachi 2:15-16; Proverbs 2:17; Matthew 19:7-8, Psalm 135:4; Psalm 105:42-43; Psalm 132:12-14; Matthew 3:3; Matthew 12:17-18; Luke 1:75-77; John 15:16,19; Mark 13:20; Genesis 2:24; Matthew 2:14; Matthew 19:5; Mark 10:7; Ephesians 5:31; … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: The God Equation

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 52 Scripture: Galations 5:16-23; Romans 5; Romans 8:1-3; Ephesians 2:1-15; 1 Corinthians 10:4. I wish I spoke Greek… and Hebrew. Really. At least, sometimes I do. See, it’s like this, I think I have … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: I’d Like to Buy an Argument

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 40 Scripture: Isaiah 60:1-3, 18-20; Ephesians 5:13-15; James 4; Galatians 5:14-16; 1 Peter 5:8-9. I came here for a good argument. No you didn’t; no, you came here for an argument. An argument isn’t … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: The Way of Love

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 31 Scripture: 1 Corinthians 14:1-3; Ephesians 5:1-2 Ask any Bible scholar and he will tell you the various authorized Bible translations essentially say the same thing but go about it in differing ways. The … Continue reading

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Embracing Grace: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

A 365 Day Devotional Journal Day 29 Scripture: Ephesians 4:1-2; Philemon 1:9; 2 Corinthians 5:20; Ephesians 6:20.  The apostle Paul gave himself some rather unusual titles, don’t you think? One that stuck out to me the other day was the … Continue reading

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